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Better Half A Loaf Than None: A Textual Analysis

Recently a friend of mine sent me a letter written by a leader within the church organization that both of us attend with the following note: “Hi Nathan, How have you been? What is your take on this letter? Does … Continue reading

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Then I Will Build For You An Enduring House

As it happens, today I was scheduled for Sabbath School, and as is often the case [1], I had an interesting and somewhat obscure story to tell, namely the promise of the division of Solomon’s kingdom and how it came … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moving In The Apostolic

Moving In The Apostolic:  How To Bring The Kingdom Of Heaven To Earth, by John Eckhardt [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Have you ever known a kid, … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Home: A Discussion Of Presidential Farewell Addresses

It can be immensely instructive to pay attention to what someone says last.  This is especially true of presidents, whose words in general are under more scrutiny than most because of the office that they hold, and whose last words … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dream Vessel

Dream Vessel:  Navigating A Sea Of Prophecy, Dreams, And Visions, by Gail Andrea Naughton [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This sort of book comes with all kinds … Continue reading

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Finishing The Week

Earlier this week one of my blog’s readers asked me a question related to biblical history and prophecy that I thought was worth exploring in at least a provisional way.  In order to frame the scope of this exploration, I … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Baronial Reform And Revolution In England 1258-1267

Baronial Reform And Revolution In England 1258-1267, edited by Adrian Jobson For reasons that are either too obscure or too personal to wish to explain in detail, I am fascinated by the problems of legitimacy that governments have faced throughout … Continue reading

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And That You Will Faithfully Discharge The Duty Of Elector

In spending a bit of time today watching the electoral college vote on C-SPAN, something I have never had cause or reason to do before today since it has usually been far less dramatic, I was reminded of childhood in … Continue reading

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We Drink Your Milkshake

When it comes to writing and finding material to laugh at, I must admit I have a fondness for low-hanging fruit.  Although I am certainly more than willing to work hard when I have to, when it comes to finding … Continue reading

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Our Chickens Have Come Home To Roost

As a senior in an International Baccalaureate program, I took a semester of Latin American history, where my instructor spent a good deal of time making us aware of the ways in which the CIA interfered with the democracy of … Continue reading

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