The Parade - Dave Eggers (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) I received an Advance Readers' Copy of this book from the publisher. It is set to be released on March 19, 2019. All opinions are my own.I have a kind of take-him-or-leave-him attitude toward Dave Eggers. I think his writing is ok but not amazing and… Continue reading Book Review: The Parade by Dave Eggers
I'm working my way through the book of Hebrews currently, reading it along with William Barclay's commentary. Barclay explains something neat that I've never noticed before about the opening passage in Hebrew. Here's how it reads in my Bible: Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the… Continue reading The Service of Talent
I read this Bible passage this morning: And [Jesus and His disciples] came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry… Continue reading A Blind Beggar on the Side of the Road
Lately I've been reading the gospel of Matthew during my personal prayer and quiet time. I try to read a chapter a day (I'm not always good about that) and, because I don't always pay as much attention as I should, I jot notes in my journal as I read. Questions I have, observations I… Continue reading Tetelestai!