Today I want to show you how to backup ministry computers, and why you should. I think you’ve heard that I’m very big on backing up computers in case of a tragedy. But why should you do it? Why You Should have a Backup Plan Hard drives die. Spinning disks die after 3-5yrs, and Solid… Read More


  Yep, that’s a picture of a house fire. Yep, that’s my house. I’m mad thinking about it. Everyone is safe. But, I mean there was a fire IN MY HOUSE!! Luckily I had made some choices that have helped me get through this without as many bad consequences as there might have been. House… Read More


According to some recent Pew Religion surveys the 115th congress looks much like it did in the 1960s. While congress may appear to be much like it was (in terms of religious breakdown) in the 1960s, it isn’t really the same. While it is true that 91 percent describe themselves as Christians, what they mean… Read More


Who Needs Theology is a book written by Stanley Grenz and Roger E. Olson. It was written when I was in high-school in the late 90s, but I found it at a bargain book store and saw the authors and had to have it. These two guys know their stuff.     Summary of Who… Read More


My Greek resource list includes items that I use frequently. These may not be the items that I would use if writing a professional paper. Instead they are the actual things that I use. Anyway, here we go.     1. This is my favorite Greek resource. I use this one daily for my Bible… Read More


It’s hard to really review a Hosea commentary, or any commentary on a biblical book. A commentary represents a monumental work, and Lim and Castelo have done good work. Introduction This book is the joint product of Bo Lim and Daniel Castelo. Lim is associate professor of Old Testament at Seattle Pacific University and Seminary.… Read More


hebrew resources

My favorite Hebrew resources are items that I use frequently. These may not be the items that I would use if writing a professional paper. Instead they are the actual things that I use. Anyway, here we go. 1. This is my favorite Hebrew resource. I use this one daily for my Bible reading. I… Read More


desktop apps i use everyday

These are apps that I use on a desktop or laptop nearly every day. These are all available on both Mac and PC, so no need to worry – you can use them today! Google Drive/Dropbox – I actually use both of these, even though they are pretty close to the same thing. Both allow… Read More


            This book does not contain footnotes, but it does contain a bibliography at the end which is fairly extensive. It reads much like an introduction to the prophets. The book contains summaries of each prophet, or section of the book (in the case of Isaiah, three sections). The book… Read More


goals

Each Year I make a list of goals for that year. This year I accomplished most of my 2016 Goals. I’ll list them below and give a quick description. I Graduated with my Ph.D. in Old Testament. This one has been on the yearly goal list for a couple of years. 2016 was the year.… Read More