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Biblical Studies Carnival September 2016

Biblical Studies Carnival September 2016 Welcome to the September issue of the Biblical Studies Carnival! With the dog days of summer behind us (well at least for those of us who live in cooler climates), the Fall Carnival schedule is ready to kick into high gear. For the upcoming months the Carnival will travel to the following locations: October 2016 (November 1) – Bob MacDonald, @drmacdonald, Dust, http://meafar.blogspot.com/ November 2016 (December 1) – Jim West, @drjewest, Zwinglius Redivivus, http://zwingliusredivivus.wordpress.com/ December 2016 (January 1) – Jennifer…

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Saeed Abedini: More Than a News Story

Saeed Abedini: More Than a News Story One of the greatest bonds between people is the love of a mother for her son. I was vividly reminded of this recently when my wife and I had the opportunity of visiting with Saeed’s mother and sister. Zizi, Saeed’s sister, was a former student of mine, so Gloria and I have known her for nearly 6 years. But our recent visit with Zizi gave us the opportunity to meet Bebe, Saeed’s mother, for the first time. That…

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Favorite Posts of 2014

Favorite Posts of 2014 To be honest, when 2014 began I didn’t know much about blogging and I thought websites were something that “other” people had. The start of my own website in 2014 and the opportunity to post articles on topics I believe are important has been more rewarding than I could ever have imagined. There has definitely been a learning curve involved for someone like me who is not the most computer literate person in the world and I continue to learn a…

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My Ten Favorite New Testament Passages

My Ten Favorite New Testament Passages For many people coming up with their 10 favorite New Testament passages is a lot easier than coming up with their 10 favorite Old Testament passages. This is usually because they are more familiar with the New Testament. For me, it’s just the opposite. I don’t mean to say that I’m unfamiliar with the New Testament, but because I focus on teaching the Old Testament, I spend a lot more time there. So when it comes to choosing my…

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My Ten Favorite Old Testament Passages

My Ten Favorite Old Testament Passages Everyone who loves the Bible has favorite passages. Some people even have what they refer to as “life verses.” When I’m asked what my favorite passage in the Bible is, I struggle becauseĀ I have a hard time coming up with just one. Recently I read an article entitled, “10 Old Testament Passages that Shape How I Think About God,” by Peter Enns. I do not always agree with what Enns writes, but I found his choice of passages interesting…

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Calvary Chapel Bible College Transformation

Calvary Chapel Bible College Transformation No, the above photo is not what Calvary Chapel Bible College used to look like! However, Walmgate Bar (short for barbican) has always been an important part of Bible College life here in York. The video link below is about Calvary Chapel Bible College York where I work. It shows the transformation of the property that has taken place over the last 10 years. Calvary Chapel Bible College is a great place to work and a great place to come…

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