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What I’ve Been Reading…Exegetical Fallacies by D.A. Carson

   I first read this book over 20 years ago for a college course I took on Hermeneutics.  I chose to re-read this as I’m focusing on improving my preaching ministry, which obviously includes corrrect study/interpretation of Scripture.  The book

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What I’ve Been Reading…The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

   This was the first time for me to read this classic by Mark Twain.  In fact, I rarely read anything in the fiction (or classic) category.  Most of my reading is biographical, political, or ‘religious’ in nature.  Though the

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What I’ve been reading…How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth

   You know the book that you’re glad you read, even though there are many things you don’t agree with? Insert this book. I’ve been studying the Bible for a while now, but on this sabbatical I wanted to get

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What I’ve been reading…Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

   Before any thought of running for the highest office in the land, Ben Carson penned this book about his life (written in 1996). From a mostly fatherless childhood, to nearly murdering a friend, to the first successful surgery to

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What I’ve been reading…41: A Portrait of my Father

   It was the fall of 1992, and I was a freshman at what was probably a 99% conservative republican college in Springfield, MO.  President George H. W. Bush and VP (and fellow Hoosier) Dan Quayle were up against the

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Accidental Pharisees by Larry Osborne

Just finished this book…wow. Simple read and timely for the season of church we are in. Someone made a comment of how this book confronts the tension between perfection and grace, couldn’t have said it any better. If you’ve been

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What I’ve been reading…Steve Martin: Born Standing Up

Interesting autobiography of the comedian Steve Martin. From his start at Knott’s Berry Farm and Disneyland, all the way through SNL, his comedy has been making people laugh nonstop. I don’t know why I so enjoy hearing the story behind

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What I’ve been reading…Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

In Mark Driscoll’s book, Real Marriage, I read a quote in there that made me think twice. It was actually a thought borrowed from author Gary Thomas, who wrote Sacred Marriage. The idea was this – what if God meant

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What I’ve been reading…Spirit Rising: Tapping into the Power of the Holy Spirit

Great book…as with all Cymbala books, full of amazing testimonies of God’s grace and power in the lives of those in his church. This one focuses specifically on the power of the Holy Spirit being in everyday life. A few

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What I’ve been Reading…Bob Hope: A Life in Comedy

Very interesting and thorough book on the life of comedian Bob Hope. I’ve always liked The Road to… movies that Bob Hope starred in, along with most of his classic comedy. Really was a brilliant man, who wasn’t perfect of

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