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Archive of entries posted on January 2008

Back from Nepal

I am back from Nepal and right into the flurry of the beginning of term with a backlog of things to post about. Special thanks to those who prayed for me and this trip. It was a great trip and so much could be said about it. Various things cannot be commented on for security […]

Mission Trip to Nepal

I leave in the morning for a mission trip to Nepal. I’ll be gone for about 10 days, and since I am not likely to have internet access I don’t expect to be posting. I along with some others will be providing biblical and theological instruction for about 60 local pastors. These men will be […]

Romans, January Bible study

My brief article on studying Romans which I previously mentioned was published in this week’s edition of the TN Baptist state paper.

The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness Orczy (1905; various reprints) Ages 15+ As a boy I saw one of the movie versions of this book and loved it. I then saw the book recommended by some good sources so it was on my “to find” booklist from early on. I have eagerly awaited the time to read […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year. I have been away for some time, but have several things waiting to post. Let me start this year with a quote about the heart of ministry. My good friend Ron Sloan, who runs Refiner’s Fire bookshop in Louisville, gave me an old book on pastoral ministry over Christmas. The book is […]

In the Reign of Terror

In the Reign of Terror, G. A. Henty (Blackie and Sons, no date), hb., 352 pp. Ages 7+ This is the first Henty book I ever read myself, and it shaped my positive view of Henty. I have looked forward to being able to read it to my boys, and I was gratified to see […]