In the Groove

Soccer practice is on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at five. Wednesday is church night. Monday night is yoga where this week we will practice the ever-elusive “scratch my ear with my toes” technique. We love our routines. Even if you don’t see yourself as a “routine type of person,” whether you want to admit it […]

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Book Review: Church History: Volume Two – From Pre-Reformation to the Present Day

Firstly, a huge thanks to Zondervan’s Koinonia Blog for giving away such a fine book. Church History: Volume Two, by John Woodbridge and Frank James III, isn’t the first book on Church history I have encountered, nor is it the largest. I think that award probably goes to one of Everett Ferguson’s massive tomes. Regardless, […]

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Roadblocks to Maturity

I’m excited about 2013.  I’m excited, not simply because every day brings us closer to the release of the second part of the Hobbit trilogy, (though there is that,) but because more than anything I want to use my time, energy, and talents wisely and faithfully.  That inspired me to reflect on the idea of […]

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9 Things I’m Thankful For

If nothing else Christians should be positive.  Looking back over the past year of Semi-Theologian I think it’s safe to say that the overwhelming majority of my posts have approached topics, such as the Church and how we engage culture,  with an exceedingly critical eye.  It’s easy to do, quite honestly.  And while I don’t […]

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The End of Thanks

It’s that time of year again.  It’s time for the turkey and the stuffing, for the cranberries and the sweet sweet sweet potato casserole.  It’s when   families travel from afar to gather and celebrate and thank God for the many fine things we have: our health and wealth, our families, and, most importantly, our savior. […]

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