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Happy Reformation Day!

October 31 is considered Reformation Day in the Lutheran Church. (Of which I am a member). October 31, 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther hammering his 95 Theses on the Wittenberg Church door. It’s important to note that Luther was not attempting to overturn the Roman Catholic Church of which he was a […]

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My Utmost: A Century of Devotion

Century of Devotion, My Utmost, Wheaton College, Discovery House Publishers, David McCasland, Macy Halford, My Utmost for His HIghest, Dan Haase

I visited Wheaton College on October 20 to attended My Utmost: A Century of Devotion, the life and legacy of Oswald Chambers. My invitation came from The Oswald Chambers Publication Association, Ltd. (OCPAL), Wheaton College and Discovery House Publishers. The invitation came months ago, my husband and I bought our plane tickets and looked forward […]

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An (Imagined) Biddy Chambers Interview (Part 2)

I’d love to conduct a Biddy Chambers interview. I have so many questions. I’m just not sure she’d answer them. (See part 1 of this Chambers interview fantasy here). Take, for example, why she went to Egypt. Traveling to Egypt MU: What were you thinking? BC: “I was no different than any other woman serious […]

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A Conspiracy of Breath–the Writing of Hebrews?

favorite books, 2017, Martin Luther, A Gentleman in Moscow, Hillbilly Elegy, Wonder, A Conspiracy of Breath, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, Many Sparrows

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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How to Choose a Fall Bible Study

Bible Study, how to choose a Bible study, what Bible book should we study in the fall? God's will, teaching Scripture, Bible study choices.

“How will we choose our fall Bible study?” My co-teacher stopped in the aisle of the Christian book store. “Shouldn’t we pray?” “I assume you have been praying,” I said. She nodded. “Is there a study in particular you want to do?” “I didn’t really get an answer,” she said. “Maybe we should pray again?” I shrugged. […]

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