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Wheaton College and Oswald Chambers

My Utmost a Century of Devotions: The Life and Legacy of Oswald Chambers

I’ll be at Wheaton College the day this blog goes live, October 20, 2017. I’m attending an event Wheaton’s Buswell Library is hosting on October 20 called My Utmost a Century of Devotions: The Life and Legacy of Oswald Chambers. Why is Oswald Chambers, a British citizen born in Scotland, being honored at Wheaton College outside […]

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A Biddy Interview with Her Biographer

Interview, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, biographer, Oswald Chambers, Michelle Ule, David McCasland, Oxford, My Utmost for His Highest, writing a biography

Biddy Chambers turned the tables to interview her biographer–me. This is all imaginary–she died before I turned ten–but it’s fun for me as I prepare to launch Mrs. Oswald Chambers. (You can read my questions to Biddy here, here and here.) The genesis behind this imaginary interview blog series is, when I enter heaven, Biddy […]

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An (Imagined) Interview With Biddy Chambers (Part 1)

Interview, imagined Biddy Chambers interview, living your utmost for God's highest glory, Oswald Chambers, biographer, Mrs. Oswald Chambers

What would an interview with Biddy Chambers look like? Don’t think I haven’t wondered. Last All Saint’s Day, our pastor began the children’s sermon with a question, “Who do you look forward to seeing in heaven?” He suggested the disciples, Moses, perhaps even Elijah for some excitement. My mind wondered, “Why stop there? Why not […]

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Joy in Serving the King

Joy, joy in serving the King, God, spiritual growth, faith, Bible, Bible study, Jesus, forgiveness, missionary work, missions, self-sacrifice

“There’s joy in serving the King. Haven’t you heard that?” Kristin’s eyes met mine in the high school bathroom mirror. I was a new believer. I hadn’t heard that before. Her mother, however, taught my high school girl’s Bible study. Kristin would know. She spoke those words 44 years ago, and they have stayed with me […]

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A Conspiracy of Breath–the Writing of Hebrews?

A Conspiracy of Breath, Latayne C. Scott, Priscilla and Aquila, literary fiction, who wrote the New Testament Book of Hebrews? Priscilla's Letters

I recently savored my friend Latayne Scott’s new novel A Conspiracy of Breath. It provides an interesting answer to the question, “Who wrote the New Testament‘s Book of Hebrews?” Scott believes it may have been a woman named Priscilla–the wife of a man named Aquila. She makes a compelling argument in a beautifully written work […]

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