Monthly Archives: September 2017

From Out Of The Mouth Of Goats

Between May 2011 and September 2012, I was a teacher at a school for hill tribes teens and young adults in Northern Thailand just outside of the city of Chiang Mai.  During that time I gave a great many messages … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Book Nobody Read

The Book Nobody Read:  Chasing The Revolutions Of Nicolaus Copernicus, by Owen Gingerich The author takes as his title for book a reference from novelist Arthur Koestler [1], who thought that the masterpiece by Copernicus was a worst seller that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heavenly Errors

Heavenly Errors:  Misconceptions About The Real Nature Of The Universe, by Neil F. Comins When I started reading this book, I thought it would be a five-star book.  By the time I got to the middle, it started looking like … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Growing In Grace And Knowledge

A few days ago, when I commented on the problem of itching ears being somewhat more complicated than is often seen to be the case [1], one of my longtime friends confessed to having itching ears to hear more of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carry On

Carry On:  A Story Of Resilience, Redemption, And An Unlikely Family, by Lisa Fenn [Note:  This book was provided by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is a companion volume to two ESPN movies … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ordering Your Private World

Ordering Your Private World:  Revised And Updated, by Gordon MacDonald [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Every once in a while an author stumbles upon an area … Continue reading

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Something Lost And Something Gained

During my time in graduate school as a student in military history, one of the courses I took challenged us to comment at some length about our views on a supposed American Way of War.  My own paper, which is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Distant God

Distant God:  Why He Feels Far Away…And What We Can Do About It, by Chris Nye [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a resident of the Portland … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus In The Courtroom

Jesus In The Courtroom:  How Believers Can Engage The Legal System For The Good Of His World, by John W. Mauck, JD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Cracking The Code

Like many people, I enjoy laughing at an lolcow from time to time.  Tonight, for example, I amused myself by watching a video about Ryan Leaf, one of the worst ever players drafted in the NFL.  In 1998, it was … Continue reading

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