Monthly Archives: January 2017

Keep plugging away. God is at work in the small.

Originally posted on Enough Light:
It is great how God can direct you to content that you need to read at just the right time. While I often teach my adult Sunday school class, I wanted an opportunity to teach…

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Book Write-Up: Finding Forgiveness, by Stanley D. Gale

Stanley D. Gale.  Finding Forgiveness: Discovering the Healing Power of the Gospel.  Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2016.  See here to buy the book. Stanley D. Gale pastors the Reformed Presbyterian Church in West Chester, Pennsylvania.  His book, Finding Forgiveness, … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Jesus’ Terrible Financial Advice, by John Thornton

John Thornton.  Jesus’ Terrible Financial Advice: Flipping the Tables on Peace, Prosperity, and the Pursuit of Happiness.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2017.  See here to buy the book. John Thornton is a licensed accountant, has a doctorate in Accounting from Washington … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Unknown God

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Unknown God, or Inspiration Among Pre-Christian Races, by C. Loring Brace As someone who has read more than my fair share of books attempting to smuggle the beliefs of Buddhism into Christianity [1]…

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Book Write-Up: Companion to the Old Testament, by Ted Leach

Ted Leach.  Companion to the Old Testament: For the Interpreter Within Each of Us.  Bloomington: WestBow Press, 2013.  See here to buy the book. Ted Leach was a United Methodist pastor for four decades.  His book, Companion to the Old … Continue reading

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Review: Hidden But Now Revealed

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Hidden But Now Revealed, G. K. Beale and Benjamin L. Gladd. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2014. Summary: A study of the word mystery in scripture, particularly considering its use in the Old Testament book of Daniel,…

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Book Write-Up: Love, Henri, by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Henri J.M. Nouwen.  Love, Henri: Letters on the Spiritual Life.  Ed., Gabrielle Earnshaw.  New York: Convergent, 2016.  See here to buy the book. Henri Nouwen was a Catholic priest, an author, a professor, and one who worked with the developmentally-delayed.  … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Premiums and Cancer Patients, Prophet Johnson on Trump, the UN, MLK on Planned Parenthood, and the Other Gettysburg Address

Time for another Current Events Write-Up, in which I link to news and opinion pieces and comment on them. Health Care I’d like to use as my starting-point Jason Easley’s article for PoliticusUSA, entitled “Paul Ryan’s Obamacare Replacement Is a … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Home: A Discussion Of Presidential Farewell Addresses

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
It can be immensely instructive to pay attention to what someone says last.  This is especially true of presidents, whose words in general are under more scrutiny than most because of the office that…

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Church Write-Up: Church Is About Jesus

Due to inclement weather, the church that I normally attend cancelled services last Sunday.  As I did the previous Sunday, when it cancelled services, I watched the live-stream of John MacArthur, Jr.’s Grace Community Church. MacArthur is doing a series … Continue reading

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