Monthly Archives: July 2017

Church Write-Up: Lots on Encouragement

For church last Sunday morning, I went to the “Pen Church,” an evangelical church where I get a free pen every time I attend.  The preacher was the pastor’s father-in-law, who used to pastor the church. What I will do … Continue reading

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So You Want To Be A Blog Superstar

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
What makes a blog interesting and worthy of discussion?  I have done a lot of blogging in my life, and seen and known a lot of bloggers.  Some of the people I know who…

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Na’amen-the palace library as source for David’s story

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I have read some books about King David.  Some of them treat him as an elusive historical figure.  Some treat him more as a literary invention. This has caused me to focus on the question of…

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Book Review – The Righteousness of God: A Lexical Examination of the Covenant-Faithfulness Interpretation (Charles Lee Irons)

Charles Lee Irons. The Righteousness of God: A Lexical Examination of the Covenant-Faithfulness Interpretation. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015. 540 pp. $135.00. The Righteousness of God is the published form of Irons’s 2011 dissertation at Fuller Theological Seminary under Donald Hagner, with Seyoon…

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Book Write-Up: Spirit-Empowered Theology

Charles Carrin.  Spirit-Empowered Theology.  Chosen, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Charles Carrin is a minister.  He has a D.D., and his education was from the University of Georgia and Columbia Theological Seminary.  Spirit-Powered Theology is a book that … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Spiritual Pride and Humility

For church Sunday morning, I attended what I call the “Pen church” (since I receive a free pen when I go there).  The pastor started a six-week series entitled “No Perfect People Allowed.”  That is the motto of the church, … Continue reading

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Review: The Gatekeepers

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency, Chris Whipple. New York: Crown, 2017. Summary: A study of the White House Chiefs of Staff, from the Nixon through Obama administrations,…

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