Daniel Sommer near ninety years old I am currently reading through the autobiography of Daniel Sommer (1850-1940). Daniel lived an amazing life that saw the close of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th centuries. He got to see the fundamental transformation of this country and live through some of the most consequential debates … Continue reading Every Good Impulse
I read an article from LifeWay Research the other day that spoke of tangible benefits to daily Bible reading. They surveyed 40,000 individuals aging 8 to 80 about their engagement with the word of God. What was interesting about the research was what a difference a day makes when it comes to engaging with the … Continue reading Tangible Benefits to Daily Bible Reading
One good thing that came out of 2020 was that I read through the whole Bible, chronologically, for the first time. I had tried in previous years to stick to a reading plan but like many I ended up dropping off sometime in February. About the when most plans start hitting Numbers. So, what made … Continue reading Daily Bible Reading 2021
Last year I set out to read a book a month in addition to my normal reading I do for study. Like most new year’s resolutions that did not go as planned. I cannot remember if I reached my goal or exceeded it. However, I did read several good books this year! Here are the … Continue reading Books Read in 2020
About once every two weeks I go to the Barnes and Noble on my side of town to browse. They have a campaign going on right now trying to encourage people to read great books. They have devoted four bookcases near the front of the store with books they recommend. They range from classics, pop … Continue reading What I noticed at the Bookstore
Jesus said in Matthew 6:22-23 "The eye is the lamp of the body; so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!" … Continue reading You Are What You Read!
After all that has happened this year I am incredibly grateful for Thanksgiving. True to its founding I believe it to be a holiday that all Christians should be more enthusiastic about. It is a day of prayer, supplication, and giving of thanks for all that we have been blessed by in this year so far. It … Continue reading Thanksgiving