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  • Why I don’t write in my Bible I used to underline or highlight words, phrases, sentences, or even whole paragraphs in my Bible.  But when I bought my last Bible that I would use for my Bible reading and studies, I decided to not make any marks in the actual text itself.  Instead, if I am reading for devotional purposes, I write ...
  • Book: Praying the Bible by Whitney Praying the Bible by Donald S. Whitney My rating: 5 of 5 stars Do you ever find yourself praying the same things about the same things? That is a question that is repeated in a variety of ways throughout the book as the author tries to show that many have struggled with their prayer times through the ...
  • Book: The Measure of a Man by Getz The Measure of a Man: Twenty Attributes of a Godly Man by Gene A Getz My rating: 5 of 5 stars A good summary of the qualities any mature man should be continually developing and refining in their life, especially if they are a Christian. It’s designed to be read in a group setting in order to get ...
  • Book: Discipling by Dever Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus by Mark Dever My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve read a number of books on discipleship, most of which are promoting a particular program or series of studies. That isn’t in and of itself wrong but a little short sighted. This book on the other hand puts discipleship where ...
  • Book: Words and Deeds by Causey Words and Deeds: Becoming a Man of Courageous Integrity by Charles Causey My rating: 4 of 5 stars Interesting ideas. The author is a military chaplain and so uses a number of examples from the lives of military personnel and others to share his matrix of 4 stages of manhood: sentry, salesman, scout, and statesman. It also ...
  • Book: Hidden Worldviews by Wilkens and Sanford This is not your average book on worldviews.  They usually have chapters on various schools of philosophy and theology with “-ism” at the end of the title.  This is however a collection of cultural stories that affect our view of the world around us, probably without our even realizing it. Worldviews over Coffee at Starbucks Individualism: I ...
  • Annual Prayer Calendar If you’ve been following my Daily Prayer Focus posts, you’ve probably noticed that I haven’t posted anything for a while.  Lots of reason but I won’t go into them now.  I’ve decided to just publish an annual calendar each year that you can print out and keep in your bible, journal, etc.  You can find ...
  • The Most Important Math Equation According to Ian Stewart, there are seventeen math formulas that have changed the way humankind thinks about the universe. In fact they still impact our thinking today. If you would like to read more, download the PDF below.
  • Summer Bible Reading I have decided to read through the whole bible this summer.  If you want to do the same, the pdf below has the schedule that I will be following.  If you decide to do this too, let me know.  Whatever you do I pray that God will bless you this summer with your heart’s desire.
  • Judas’ Remorse; Jesus Before Pilate, Crufixion, and Burial Matthew 27 In this chapter we find Judas feeling remorse for betraying Jesus and his suicide as a result of not being able to find solace for his regret. We also have Matthew’s account of the Jesus’ trial before Pilate, the Roman governor, and His crucifixion and burial. To read more, download the PDF below.

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