This past Monday night I spoke to a group of guys here at Union on the topic of manhood. Some students had organized â€œThe Month of Manâ€ (â€˜officialâ€™ website) for some humorous celebration of manhood and also to call on themselves and others seriously to pursue maturity in manhood. I applaud their efforts and was [...]
I travelled to San Diego today for the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society meeting followed by the Society for Biblical Literature meeting. I have various responsibilities over the next week so I expect blogging will be rare.
Guns for General Washington, Seymour Reit(Gulliver Books, 1990), pb. 142 pp.Ages 7 and up This book tells the story of Henry Knoxâ€™s daring mission to cross 300 miles of forest bring 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to George Washingtonâ€™s army in Boston. This is a significant event in the early part of the Revolutionary War, [...]
I have commented here previously about the effort to amend the doctrinal basis of the Evangelical Theological Society. Following the “ETS” label at the bottom of this post will take you to the previous posts. Denny Burk and I have been working on this and have written an article to explain our concern, proposal and [...]
The Sign of the Beaver, Elizabeth George Speare(Random House, 1983), pb., 135 pp.Ages 6-13 This is pretty good book set in the frontier of Maine in colonial America. The main character, 12 year old Matt, along with his father has gone out to their newly purchased land in Maine to build a house and plant [...]
The 2007 Bibles and Bible Reference Survey Article which I mentioned in the previous post is now available online here. Due to space I was not able to say a lot about each book, but I aim to give an overall feel for what has come out in the past year in each area and [...]
The latest issue of Preaching Magazine has just come out containing my article which surveys new study Bibles, commentaries and other books on Bible study that have come out since last Fall. The print magazine has a shorter version of the essay dealing with Bible commentaries, introductions, etc. Eventually the article will be made available [...]