Monthly Archives: December 2012

Quote of the Day

Today’s quote comes from the book The Trellis and the Vine.  The growth of the gospel happens in the lives of people, not in the structures of my church. Or to put it in terms of our opening metaphor, the growth … Continue reading

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A Home-Cooked Meal

After some hard work with Thomas Hudgins and Dave Black up at the seminary, I came home to a wonderful surprise. Mary Beth had a good morning. She woke up, cleaned, did laundry, and made Spaghetti Sauce from scratch. It … Continue reading

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Old Fashion Shaving Kit

Over the past couple days Mary Beth has been giving me Christmas presents. She often selects an individual to do 12 days of Christmas for, and this year it was me. Today marked the last in a series of gifts … Continue reading

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Pseudepigrapha and Apocrypha: It Could Be Yours

Today I am giving away a copy of the 2 Volume set of the Pseudepigrapha, which is edited by Charlesworth. I am also throwing in a copy of the Apocrypha. The books are lightly used, as are all the books … Continue reading

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Pennington on Publishing Houses

I just came across this wonderful quote in Jonathan Pennington’s work Reading the Gospels Wisely: In the massive onslaught of books that pour forth from the publishing houses every year like orces from the gates of Mordor, only a few will … Continue reading

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New Dictionary of Theology: It Could Be Yours

Today, I am giving away the New Dictionary of Theology. Amazon’s product description for the book reads: Since its publication, the has rapidly established itself as a standard, authoritative reference work in systematic and historical theology. More than 630 articles cover … Continue reading

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Greek Grammar I Course

I have just set up the blog for Greek Grammar I, which will begin January 17th, 2013. Here is the link for that site. Hope to see you there.

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New Office

I know that it looks the same as before, but it has changed locations. My office is now upstairs in the loft. I have spent the last two days cleaning, boxing up books that I am unlikely to use, cataloging … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway: Christmas 2012

Over the past couple of months it has become abundantly clear that I need to get rid of books. While some of the books I need to get rid of are dated and will most likely end up at Goodwill, … Continue reading

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End of the Semester

The time has finally come. The semester has ended. The last paper had been written. The last final has been submitted. I’m not sure how I feel right now. Was it the year I took off from school that made … Continue reading

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