Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

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

Posted in American Civil War, American History, Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Musings | Tagged | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings, Sermonettes | Tagged , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Church of God, Sermonettes | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: To Sir Phillip, With Love

To Sir Phillip, With Love, by Julia Quinn When you have read enough books by an author, as I have with Julia Quinn, one sees consistent patterns and approaches in the writing, and sometimes this can be a good thing, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Duke And I

The Duke And I, by Julia Quinn This book is where the Bridgerton saga begins, intriguingly enough with the oldest girl and fourth of the Bridgerton children, of whom there are eight, each of whom has their own novel where … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment