Monthly Archives: March 2015

Book Review: The Rose Rent

The Rose Rent, by Ellis Peters The thirteenth novel in the Brother Cadfael series, which I am reading a bit out of order right now by mistake [1], this novel is one that strikes rather close to me in several … Continue reading

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Game Review: Crusader Kingdoms II

About a week ago I came across the game of my dreams, and I mean this literally. As a child, I played a lot of Koei simulation games like Nobunga’s Ambition or Genghis Khan II: Clan Of The Grey Wolf, … Continue reading

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This Is Never Gonna Go Our Way If I’m Gonna Have To Guess What’s On Your Mind

The Mumford of Mumford and Sons [1] is the son of a British minister, and he has gone on the record, famously, to claim that while he believes in God, he doesn’t claim to be a Christian because he dislikes … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hermit Of Eyton Forest

The Hermit Of Eyton Forest, by Ellis Peters Technically, this is the fourteenth novel in the Brother Cadfael series [1], as I have not been able to get the twelfth novel in the series yet from the library, and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Too Many To Jail

Too Many To Jail: The Story Of Iran’s Christians, by Mark Bradley [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours in exchange for an honest review.] As someone who has read books on the troubles of … Continue reading

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Cut To The Heart

Yesterday evening my usual after-Sabbath dinner companions, along with some people who show up from time to time, had a far more serious conversation than is usually the case. I suppose much depends on mood, and when one has a … Continue reading

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Do I Bait My Own Trap?

The short answer is yes. Rather than leave it that, and have my shortest blog entry ever, I figure some explaining is in order. This afternoon at services, one of our congregation’s deacons gave a rather pointed sermon discussing the … Continue reading

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Who Is On The Lord’s Side?

It is common for people to think that the Eternal is on their side. In the United States, for example, there are broadly two camps of politically religious, and both of them passionately believe that God is on their side. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Plot To Kill God

The Plot To Kill God, by Edward F. Mrkvicka, Jr. with Kelly H. Mrkvicka [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Outskirts Press in exchange for an honest review.] In few cases of reading a book has there … Continue reading

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You Know Why I’m Here

One of my favorite pictures relating to the previous super bowl was a meme that showed Seattle Seahawks Running Back Marshawn Lynch at a press conference with the caption: “Today is 50 cent wing night. You know why I’m here.” … Continue reading

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