Something else I've been thinking about implementing this year is a monthly list of media I've "consumed" over the past month. I read a number of blogs, books, articles, cereal boxes, etc. as well as watch video content. I thought I'd just make some observations about some of my favorites from the past month, listed [...]
This week's readings all came from the book of Job (Job 12-34). There are still a few chapters left to read next week but I'm going to discuss the book in its entirety in this post. Chronologically, the events in the book of Job appear to take place around the time of the patriarchs (Abraham, [...]
This week's readings came from Genesis 40-50 and Job 1-11. I want to go back, though, to Genesis 37 to pick up Joseph's story from its beginning. Then I'll make a few comments about Joseph and a very brief introduction to Job. I'll wait to really dive into Job's story until next week. Joseph's story [...]
This set of passages comes from Genesis 25-39, and related genealogies from 1 Chronicles 1 and 2. As you may recall from last week, Abraham and Sarah had given birth to Isaac, through whom God had promised to fulfill his covenant with them. I'm going to give a short synopsis of the events that happen [...]
Another video series I plan is based on my "Walks with Scooter". Scooter is our dog, and I'd like to post videos of short nature-trail type dog-friendly walks that we do together. Here's one from last summer (July 29, 2017).
I mentioned last week that our kitchen is finished. Now the bathrooms are done as well. We remodeled two of our three bathrooms. I don't have "before" pictures of one of them, but it was similar to the ones below. Before (bathroom #1) (as I was demolishing it) After (both bathrooms)
In his book Read the Bible for Life, George Guthrie makes a point several times to encourage students of the Bible to always ask the questions "What does this story tell me about God?" and "How does this passage fit into the bigger picture of Scripture?". The passages for this week's readings through the Chronological [...]