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The real clash of the Titans

October 22, 2016

I thought I’d posted these but I obviously was distracted by a shiny object on the way to getting it done.  Here are videos of the talks I gave on war in the supernatural realm at Morningside Church during our second visit there in August.

World War I, round three

October 18, 2016

I’ve used the word neo-Ottoman to describe Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan before, but it’s only just hit me how accurate that is.

Well, that didn’t take long

October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew hasn’t even made landfall in the US yet and already it’s an example of why people need to vote Hillary — at least, it is if you’re a reporter for NBC. Not only

Every day is your birthday

September 29, 2016

Watching a prominent pastor on TV tonight. No names. This isn’t about me vs. him. But great googly moogly, he’s teaching his (very large) congregation that the key to success is praying like you’re a child

The ancient world and the Bible

September 26, 2016

THE BIBLE was not written in a vacuum. Richard Burke, author of the Raising Up Pharaoh series of novels, has invested 30,000 hours of research into the ancient world to make his fictional realm believable.

Iniquity of the Amorites

September 24, 2016

Forty years ago, I’d never have guessed that I would define a fun Saturday night as one where I found fascinating nuggets of information in scholarly papers published in obscure academic journals.

Hillary owes Janet

September 22, 2016

The Fed opted not to raise its key interest rate yesterday.  If it had raised the rate, the economy almost certainly would have tanked before Election Day. Of course, Fed chair Janet Yellen had to

Unintended consequence

September 21, 2016

Watching Hillary’s new TV spot didn’t convince me to support her, it made me want to vote against all the Republicans in the ad. And I don’t live in any of their states.

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