Monthly Archives: July 2018

Poll For Facebook Readers

While I do not have many Facebook views most days, since at least some of my posts are viewed quite heavily there, I wished to write a comment for those readers who do check my posts out from Facebook and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus: The Life And Ministry Of God The Son

Jesus:  The Life And Ministry Of God The Son–Collected Insights From A.W. Tozer [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is perhaps little surprise that the author had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Culture: Living As Citizens Of Heaven On Earth

Culture:  Living As Citizens Of Heaven On Earth–Collected Insights From A.W. Tozer, by A.W. Tozer [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book may politely be said to … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Relationship Between Climate And Civilization

Before our highly politicized times, it was once imagined that the weather was a safe topic of conversation [1].  Obviously that is no longer the case.  The fault for this extends in at least two directions.  On the one hand, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orient Express

Orient Express, by Graham Greene The entertainment novels of Graham Greene are an intriguing lot, and this one may be the most cinematic of them all.  To be sure, this novel is not without its controversy, not least because it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Quiet American

The Quiet American, by Graham Greene This is the book where Graham Greene makes his anti-American feeling all too obvious, alas, to be comfortable to those who are genuinely patriotic.  This book is the sort of book that is most … Continue reading

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And They Were All Filled With The Holy Spirit And Began To Speak In Other Tongues

[Note:  This is the text for a sermonette that was given in the Dalles, OR congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, July 14, 2018 and in the Portland, OR congregation of the United Church of God on … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith In reading this novel, or any of the author’s work (this applies most particularly to his work in Abraham Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter), you have to be aware that there … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Longbourn

Longbourn:  A Novel, by Jo Baker This is an example of a novel that could only be written in our own contemporary age.  For a considerable amount of time there have been novels that are based on Jane Austen’s work, … Continue reading

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A Discourse On The Citing Of Authorities

As someone who spends a great deal of time on social media, I notice a lot of sources being cited by others as authoritative in the various political and cultural debates of our time.  One of the frequent examples that … Continue reading

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