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The Pattern Of Passover Observance In 2 Chronicles and Ezra

[This is the prepared text for a message given to the UCG congregation in The Dalles, Oregon, on Sabbath, March 6, 2021.] The books of 1 and 2 Chronicles have long been neglected by readers of the Bible. It is … Continue reading

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Solomon, If You Walk In My Ways

[Note: This is the prepared text for a split sermon given to the United Church of Congregation in the Dalles on Sabbath, January 9, 2021.] Our first impression of Solomon is generally a positive one. Perhaps most notably among these … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Empowerment Model

The Empowerment Model: A Guide For Collaborative Groups, by Starhawk It is probably a good piece of advice to mentally discount the worth and perspective of anyone who writes a book and calls oneself Starhawk, as anyone who would call … Continue reading

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Book Review: Leadership With A Servant’s Heart

Leadership With A Servant’s Heart:  Leading Through Personal Relationships, by Kevin Wayne Johnson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by ReesdyDiscovery in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Is this author a … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Have The Watch

I Have The Watch:  Becoming A Leader Worth Following, by Jon S. Rennie [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookSirens.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] According to this book, and I believe the count, there … Continue reading

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Book Review: Leadership In War

Leadership In War:  Essential Lessons From Those Who Made History, by Andrew Roberts It would be easy, just looking at the people who the author talks about in terms of their historymaking, to misjudge a book like this one.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clouds Of Glory: The Life And Legend Of Robert E. Lee

Clouds Of Glory:  The Life And Legend Of Robert E. Lee, by Michael Korda It is interesting that the author had previously written a book about Grant, as Grant and Lee form a natural pair when it comes to examining … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grant Takes Command

Grant Takes Command, by Bruce Catton The second book in a series of two books about Grant’s leadership, it is a shame that my library system does not have the first book (Grant Moves South), so I read this as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Masters Of Command

Masters Of Command:  Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership, by Barry Strauss As someone who likes reading about classical military history [1], this book is something that is pretty obviously something that would interest me.  And given the … Continue reading

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Nabal: Lessons Learned From The Bible’s Dumbest Man

There are many people recorded in the Bible who are not particularly bright, but my choice for the dumbest person in the Bible is Nabal.  Today I would like to spend a bit of time discussing all the ways that … Continue reading

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