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Top Posts & Pages
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- Andy Griffith Show: "Runaway Kid," and Moral Questions
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Genesis 3:3: Neither Shall Ye Touch the Fruit
- Book Write-Up: It's Very Simple, by Alan Stang
- Isaiah 59:16-17: A Vulnerable God?
- Book Write-Up: The Love of God, by John C. Peckham
- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- NYMAG: Joe Biden’s Big Squeeze
- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
- Book Write-Ups: The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People; Reformation Commentary on John 13-21; Every Leaf, Line, and Letter
- The New American: Celebrate! Columbus “Divided History” and Deserves to be Defended, Not Upended
- Morning Wire: China’s Socially Conservative Reasons for Banning Video Games
- FAIR: The Media Myth of ‘Once Prosperous’ and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez
- Elder Platform for California
- Books Write-Up: Obadiah, Jonah and Micah; Letters for the Church; the Paradox of Sonship
- Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices
- Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe
Category Archives: Social Skills
Current Events Write-Up: Feud, Tim Keller, Benedict Option, Deficit Hawks, Introverts, Billy Graham Rule
Time for a Current Events Write-Up! I missed last week because I was writing book reviews. Romper: Is Pauline from “Feud” Based on a Real Person? The Ambitious Assistant Is a Fan Favorite, by Caralynn Lippo. I have been watching … Continue reading →
Kari Kampakis. Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For? Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2016. See here to buy the book. In Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For?, Kari Kampakis offers teenage girls advice in this social media age. Among the … Continue reading →
Jayson Georges and Mark D. Baker. Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures: Biblical Foundations and Practical Essentials. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2016. See here to purchase the book. Jayson Georges and Mark Baker both have extensive experience in missions and exposure to … Continue reading →
It was supposed to rain five inches last Sunday, so I did not physically go to church that morning. Rather, I stayed home and watched the service on the Internet. It wasn’t the same, but it was something! The senior … Continue reading →
Timothy Keller. The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy. United Kingdom: 10Publishing, 2012. See here to buy the booklet. I decided to read this after reading L.L. Martin’s Positively Powerless. Martin in her book was talking about … Continue reading →
Dr. Lina W. Liken with Cali Blalock. The 5 Secrets to Social Success with Biblical Principles. Bloomington: Westbow Press, 2014. See here to buy the book. As a person with Asperger’s Syndrome, I can use guidance on how to interact … Continue reading →
Fawn Weaver. The Argument-Free Marriage: 28 Days to Creating the Marriage You’ve Always Wanted with the Spouse You Already Have. Nashville: Nelson Books, 2015. See here to buy the book. Fawn Weaver and her husband, Keith, have an argument-free marriage. … Continue reading →
I watched the 2014 Left Behind movie, starring Nicholas Cage. Here are some thoughts: I did not care for the movie. Now, you may be thinking to yourself that I am the sort of person who would not like the … Continue reading →
Siri Mitchell. Like a Flower in Bloom. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2015. See here for Bethany House’s page about the book. Charlotte Withersby lives with her father and her cranky housekeeper in nineteenth century England. Her father is a botanist, … Continue reading →
Some Jesus ben Sira passages stood out to me yesterday and today. Allow me to quote and to comment. 1. Sirach 13:9-10 states (in the NRSV): “When an influential person invites you, be reserved, and he will invite you … Continue reading →