Monthly Archives: February 2021

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Foo Fighters

When one is looking for obvious artists to be inducted twice into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, there are few artists who seem more obvious or more inevitable on that list than Dave Grohl. After the death of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Legacy: Treasures Of Black History

Legacy: Treasures Of Black History, edited by Thomas C. Battle and Donna M. Wells There is an issue with a book like this that demonstrates the hazards of institutions seeking to conflate a subject of general interest to readers with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Slavery And The Making Of America

Slavery And The Making Of America, by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton In reading a book like this, one has to be aware of the fact that the authors almost always bring some sort of biased perspective into … Continue reading

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On The Rules Of Dreamland

Shortly before waking up this morning I had a very vivid and interesting dream that involved the preparations for traveling into space and performing a couple of tasks. While I have often had very bizarre dreams over the course of … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, The Temple, And Passover

[Note: This is the prepared text for a Bible study given to the Portland UCG congregation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.] It is hard to overestimate the importance of the temple for the ministry of Jesus Christ as well as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wilhelm Ropke

Wilhelm Ropke:  Swiss Localist, Global Economist, by John Zmirak Recently I made a purchase of a handful of books written by an internet acquaintance of mine [1], and this was the first one of them that I got around to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Talking With Teens About Sexuality

Talking With Teens About Sexuality, by Beth Robinson & Latayne C. Scott [Note: This book was provided free charge by Bethany House Publishing in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In general, I think … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brave

Brave: A Teen Girl’s Guide To Beating Worry And Anxiety, by Sissy Goff [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishing in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Admittedly, I … Continue reading

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But You Have Made It A Den Of Thieves

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the Portland UCG congregation on February 20, 2021.] I would like to begin today with a thought experiment. Imagine, if you will, that you are part of a mob … Continue reading

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Book Review: Raising Spirit-Led Kids

Raising Spirit-Led Kids: Guiding Kids to Walk Naturally In The Supernatural, by Seth Dahl [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book … Continue reading

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