From the Greek home -work this week: John 20: 19-23. The Sunday after Jesus was crucified John says the disciples got together after the first 'weekday' after this horrible weekend. The doors are 'already locked' (strong emphasis). They didn't lock after everyone got there. They were locked at the start; people were cautiously added one … Continue reading Check The Wounds Yo
Have you ever noticed that the most outwardly 'religious' people in the world have the most anemic gods? In the news last week I saw an ultrasound photo taken of a woman's womb. "Is Jesus in the picture", a reporter asks? Of course he's in the picture! How do you think its even possible for … Continue reading Your God is Too Small
Click here to find out what "4th Picture Tag" is. Here is mine. This is from my picture directory, the fourth directory (2000), the fourth subdirectory (June (06) - 2000), the fourth picture (Grandma and Jacob). I know it's supposed to be wordless but I have to say I love this picture. My Mom holding … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: 4th Picture Challenge
Lots of homework lately. I don't have time to do anything but write papers. I had a great weekend a couple of weeks ago (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) at the Williams' estate on Lake Joseph with 12 friends. We enjoyed a great deal of fellowship and played a game of cards or two. Here they … Continue reading Top Thr33 Tuesday
At my church we have been doing a midweek Bible study called 'Total Immersion Bible Study'. Our focus is the book of Philippians and rather than zoom in and obsess over one word or perhaps two we are backing out and looking at the whole book all at once. It came as a surprise to … Continue reading Right-Brain Bible Study
Remembering Linde Zila this week who was an wonderful lady. We miss her.
I am currently a student at McMaster Divinity College studying for a Master's Degree of Divinity. I sometimes get people asking me how school is going and I say, "Good, its going good; lots of reading, but I enjoy it." Sometimes though, I can't help myself... I just snap and dump all this obscure stuff … Continue reading Reading Very, Very Old Books
I have ranted before about how Fall is not my favourite season. Crisp air? Bah! The smell of rotting leaves and damp earth? To me Fall smells like wet dog; constantly. It has always reminded me of death. When Fall comes, all I can see is that: Sailing (for this year) is over, everything dies, you have … Continue reading From Death to Life