2018-12-14: Your Blog Doesn’t Have to Be on Facebook or Twitter Anymore About ten years ago, a lot of people started to...

2018-12-14: Reading the various reflections tonight on the closing of the...

2018-12-14: Warning: this lost baby javelina might melt your heart.

2018-12-14: Robot celebrities are going to redefine the media, according to...

2018-12-12: I am enjoying @manton‘s current “12 days of microblogging” series....

2018-12-11: Our Trip to Concho Valley OPC This last weekend I took some of my kids to...

2018-12-11: You can greatly improve your knowledge of the Bible by...

2018-12-10: Christopher! Exercise is Really, Really Important Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30...

2018-12-10: Check out Michael Kruger’s great list of books on the...

2018-12-09: My daughter thinks, “He’ll have a short but good life.”...

2018-12-04: I’m looking forward to reading Cal Newport’s thoughts on digital...

2018-12-04: J. Todd Billings and Stephen Shaffer explain how pastors who...

2018-12-03: To help my Old Testament studetns learn how to read...

2018-12-03: Do you pray for librarians? Read John Dury’s (1596–1680) job...

2018-12-01: Musical Masterpieces Recomposed Only a month and a half ago I heard a...

2018-11-30: How To Change Your Micro.blog Font (To Display Multiple Languages) With websites hosted on Micro.blog, you can edit the default...

2018-11-30: The Incarnation and God’s Eternal Presence And the Word became flesh. Καὶ ὁ λόγος σὰρξ ἐγένετο....

2018-11-30: What non-dance items would you put in your dance bag?...

2018-11-29: Helping Men Find Good Work I learned about two new studies today that I can’t...

2018-11-25: Guess what I get to read? 😁

2018-11-24: When Telling Off the Devil, You Don’t Need to Say Much Be bold. Don’t hesitate. In a sermon on John 1:14,...

2018-11-23: ProtonMail is 50% off!

2018-11-22: How To Give Thanks During a Civil War The following is Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1863: The...

2018-11-21: 😋 Some Thanksgiving veggies, with marshmallows.

2018-11-20: A Tucson sunset and moonrise at Christ the King Episcopal...

2018-11-20: 📚 I’m excited to read Loving God with Our Minds:...

2018-11-19: 👍🏼 Manton Reece - Breaking up Facebook is up to...

2018-11-17: If you eat more mozzerella cheese, can you increase the...

2018-11-16: A Simple Liturgy for When the Pastor Isn’t at Church What do you do when the pastor isn’t at church...

2018-11-16: Guess who said this about Martin Luther. ”That great man...

2018-11-15: “Two are better than one, because they have a good...

2018-11-14: String Musicians, Christmas Kaleidoscope is the Christmas Music Book You Need to Buy It’s almost Christmastime, and if you’re a string player wanting...

2018-11-09: Prof. Libbie Groves’s dramatic recitation of Jonah (in biblical Hebrew!)...

2018-11-08: An Easy Way to Type Ancient Greek and Hebrew on an iPad I’m using an Apple Smart Keyboard with a 10.5” iPad...

2018-11-07: Today, I’m going to learn Hebrew like my daughter eats...

2018-11-06: Learning about discourse analysis in Biblical Hebrew this morning.

2018-11-04: His first time seeing pumpkin seeds in a pumpkin. “Awesome!”...

2018-11-03: Pie eating contest. Ready, set, no hands!

2018-11-03: Google+, Mike Elgan, and the Future of the Internet In order to reestablish the Internet as thee online social...

2018-11-02: Good Customer, Bad Customer Everyone with a bank account, cellphone or online shopping habit...

2018-11-01: Re-Scheduled Gregory of Nazianzus Reading Group Because I’m trying to get over an illness, I am...

2018-10-31: Is Reformed worship boring? Imagine that for your whole life you had only eaten...

2018-10-30: Can an iPad Pro replace your laptop? It works for me. Just a few quick notes on this. For a little...

2018-10-27: Tomorrow, I’m going to start preaching through the amazing gospel...

2018-10-23: You can identify some cat breeds by the cat’s pawsition....

2018-10-22: Anyone want a pizza burrito?

2018-10-22: Covenant colors in Tucson.

2018-10-21: I saw the Salton Sea for the first time on...

2018-10-21: John Fesko’s Helpful Research on Covenant Theology The modern thesis that Covenant Theology was an innovation of...

2018-10-17: Has anyone invented a spam filter for phone calls? I...

2018-10-16: Thomas Watson has some good advice on how to read...

2018-10-15: This is my former professor, W. Robert Godfrey, as drawn...

2018-10-15: Q. What do you call four bullfighters in quicksand? A....

2018-10-13: It’s been fifteen months since the accident. But after many...

2018-10-12: No school today and it was raining. So while the...

2018-10-12: I’m bad about overusing the word like. The Linguistic Evolution...

2018-10-11: This one is for @MichaelHorton_: “Connected with this general view...

2018-10-11: Round 2: Gregory of Nazianzus Study Tonight Tucson, see you tonight at the Christian Theology Reading Group?...

2018-10-10: Ryan McGraw on Corporate Prayer: Why and How Today, I read Ryan McGraw’s exegetical defense for corporate prayer...

2018-10-10: Charm, writes Joseph Epstein, is “a disappearing luxury”. Which is...

2018-10-09: The dictionaries won’t tell you this, but when a scream...

2018-10-09: If you do work that benefits your community, you can...

2018-10-06: I’m trying to get faster at arranging a little pile...

2018-10-04: It’s #NationalPoetryDay and my son, Samuel, is about to turn...

2018-10-04: I’m learning Latin so that I can read untranslated books....

2018-10-02: Learn to teach; teach to learn.

2018-10-01: The U. S. economy is massive. The GDP for just...

2018-10-01: Brent Orrell: “Amid the fast-forward distractions of our high-tech world,...

2018-09-29: Wouldn’t it be great if you could read an conversation...

2018-09-28: In Christian Dogmatics, @jtoddbillings writes that ministers are “representatives of...

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2018-09-27: “Let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot...

2018-09-23: Wisdom is reading and living the patterns of life well....

2018-09-22: I’m reading Divine Rule Maintained by Stephen Casselli and was...

2018-09-21: There is a Secret Code in Proverbs 1:1 In preparing my Sunday School talk on the nature of...

2018-09-21: So, I’ve been learnig and using Notebooks on my iPad...

2018-09-21: “Siri, if I’m still using social media in six months,...

2018-09-21: They were getting ready for school in the bathroom when...

2018-09-20: Thanks to @appademic for sharing these workflows for study and...

2018-09-20: What happens when a we fail as a community to...

2018-09-20: This mostly vacant mall in #tucson is going to get...

2018-09-19: Scrivener’s zoom feature is very useful for those who speak/teach/preach...

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2018-09-18: Watched the CSO perform Beethoven’s 9th tonight with the kids....

2018-09-18: Cool. With iOS 12, Voice Memos are now available on...

2018-09-17: Have an opinion on Scrivener vs Notebooks (for iPad)? I’d...

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2018-09-14: Good news! We’re installing a new elder at Covenant this...

2018-09-14: WaPo: In a discovered letter, Ronald Reagan writes to his...

2018-09-14: Historical Theology FTW! Thus, what we have in Vindiciae Legis is a detailed...

2018-09-13: A tip from Gregory: sermon introductions are sometimes conclusions for last week’s sermon Although the title for The Five Theological Orations has “no...

2018-09-12: Read @MichaelHorton_’s chapter in Locating Atonement: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics...

2018-09-11: What questions do you have about Gregory’s first two Theological Orations? If you plan to attend the Theology Reading Group this...

2018-09-07: It’s #2KDay! Let’s read some George Gillespie with J. V. Fesko Since it is #2KDay you are probably wanting to either...

2018-09-07: I’ve Written Some Devotions for Anchor Devotional For the September edition of Anchor Devotional, I’ve written a...

2018-09-06: I had a good time meeting teachers and students at...

2018-09-05: Reformed Worship Book Recommendations Thanks to everyone who came out tonight for my lecture...

2018-09-04: Watch out for these three enemies of productivity: excitement, frustration,...

2018-09-03: ⛪️ I preached from John 1 for my third sermon...

2018-09-03: Celebrate Labor Day with Mark Twain, Mother Jones, Samuel Gompers,...

2018-09-01: Fowler’s Modern English Usage is Still Super-Duper Two weeks ago, I got a copy of the amazing...

2018-09-01: Last night, I finished Loving the Poor, Saving the Rich:...

2018-08-31: My second sermon on wisdom ⛪️ Paul prays that the Colossians that would “be filled...

2018-08-30: Tucson loves her murals. This one is at the Spay...

2018-08-29: A 📷 from my study: a nostalgic clown bank.

2018-08-28: Un-slumping yourself is not easily done. 💬 Dr. Seuss

2018-08-28: Christian Theology Reading Group (Tucson, Fall 2018) If you are in Tucson and interested in discussing classic...

2018-08-28: Review of Bible Vocab App by Rob Turnbull For a few years, I’ve been learning biblical Hebrew and...

2018-08-25: My church has a new website! What do you think?...

2018-08-25: Wisdom Literature and Evangelism Derek Rishmawy writes on twitter: This may seem obvious, but...

2018-08-25: We woke up to a zillion flying ants in our...

2018-08-24: Man Refuses To Join Local Gym, Claims He’s Just Part...

2018-08-24: Pray or Study? False. Recruiting officers do not dispute whether it is better for...

2018-08-24: Review of The Spirituality of the Christian East by Thomaš Špidlík Tomaš Špidlík (1919–2010) was a Roman Catholic patristics scholar from...

2018-08-23: 📷 from my study: Leo enjoys the new couch.

2018-08-23: NewsGuard uses a set of criteria to tell you if...

2018-08-22: More on the Mode of Consecration Why is NO ONE talking about the diversity of views...

2018-08-22: Words of Consecration How Protestants thinks about the words of consecration before a...

2018-08-21: My Sermon Wasn’t Great: A Meta-Moment I preached Ephesians 4:7-16 last Sunday night, and it was a...

2018-08-21: I’m working to improve my Hebrew over the next few...

2018-08-20: Wow. A father and son record their scary drive through...

2018-08-20: 📷 from my study. This honeycomb party-ball hangs over my...

2018-08-20: I finished The Writer’s Diet by Helen Sword. It is...

2018-08-19: ⛪️ My a.m. sermon on Psalm 104; the first in...

2018-08-18: Creaturely knowledge of God continued (Maximus the Confessor) We know God from His creation, not His being (Century...

2018-08-18: Can finite creatures comprehend the infinite Creator? No, but that doesn’t mean we’re left in the dark...

2018-08-18: Finished: Wisdom Christology by Daniel J. Elbert IV. He answers...

2018-08-18: dare, drill, cram, hide, ambush, sling, haunt, walk, grapple, trade,...

2018-08-17: I like the new Indiepaper integration. Since “read later” articles...

2018-08-16: I finished Paul’s Theology of Preaching: The Apostle’s Challenge to...

2018-08-15: This guy is perfectly mimicking our grape vine, just not...

2018-08-12: Master, the scribes are getting restless.

2018-08-11: Cloudy With a Chance of Wisdom Proverbs tells us that fools ignore the world God has...

2018-08-10: Excerpt: Notes Nearing Ninety: Learning to Write Less by Donald...

2018-08-10: I had planned to start teaching A Stronger Servant last...

2018-08-09: Definition of the wisdom of God: That perfection of God...

2018-08-09: I just noticed that the Kindle editions of Vos’ Reformed...

2018-08-09: Want free Greek/Latin lessons taught by an A+ classicist and...

2018-08-08: In that last Gregory quote, Gregory was commenting on the...

2018-08-08: I’ll have whatever he’s having tonight 👉 @ayjay

2018-08-08: For God alone of all things cannot be escaped from...

2018-08-08: My Dream for WSC-IV and Why I Chose CC0 Headnote: This post talks about two different ways you can...

2018-08-07: 📚 I loved Duane Litfin’s big-picture intro to Greco-Roman rhetoric...

2018-08-07: Use your frequent flyer miles to help families separated at...

2018-08-06: My wife just turned a big dream into a reality...

2018-08-06: It would be better for us to talk about attributes...

2018-08-05: 📚 Finished reading: Divine Covenants and Moral Order: A Biblical...

2018-08-04: Google has released its 2018 Scholar Metrics. You can see...

2018-08-02: A new version of the Westminster Shorter Catechism is under...

2018-08-02: ⛪️ In my recent sermon on Psalm 139, I compare...

2018-08-01: My son wants to teach himself how to code. He’s...

2018-07-31: “How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple?”...

2018-07-30: I’m planning to preach a series of sermons on the...

2018-07-30: “Like any other life-sustaining resource, language can be depleted, polluted,...

2018-07-27: My son and I looked up what family the badger...

2018-07-27: Our lab mix and dachshund had themselves a real good...

2018-07-26: 📚 Life in the Trinity and The Trinity and the...

2018-07-26: 📚 Finished reading: Life in the Trinity: An Introduction to...

2018-07-24: Finished Reading: From Topic to Thesis: A Guide to Theological...

2018-07-24: Some of the young adults at Covenant are challenging themselves...

2018-07-23: Ever thought deeply about the story of Jonah? It’s a...

2018-07-23: Lampham’s: Where Writers Work

2018-07-20: On meditation: There is as much difference between a truth...

2018-07-19: I finished Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations today and I’m trying to...

2018-07-19: Preventing Suicide by Karen Mason: A Review Suicide is a sad reality of life under the sun...

2018-07-18: Dance classes have started again for the Chelpkas and all...

2018-07-18: Offering a New Class: A Stronger Servant I’ll be teaching a new class in August called A...

2018-07-17: The reading spree continues! 📚 Today I finished On the...

2018-07-17: Over the weekend I finished Eugene Peterson’s memoir, The Pastor....

2018-07-16: On being anxious : Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of...

2018-07-15: “Let’s make lunch for Mommy! I’ll pick the ingredients.”

2018-07-14: I finished Saving Eutychus: How to Preach God’s Word and...

2018-07-14: Singing this at church tomorrow: What thou, my Lord, has...

2018-07-14: The number of people in 2015 that watched a Bob...

2018-07-13: Back to the Listserv? I think @dancohen and @ayjay are right that we need...

2018-07-13: The snuggle is real.

2018-07-12: “You can observe a lot by watching.” —Yogi Berra

2018-07-11: Mini-review of The Covenantal Life by Sarah Ivill For a class I’m teaching on covenant theology (i.e. the...

2018-07-11: Currently reading: The Pastor: A Memoir by Eugene H. Peterson...

2018-07-10: Tim Herrera: “Our brains tend to prioritize immediate satisfaction over...

2018-07-05: Quotes from Lead with Wisdom: How Wisdom Transforms Good Leaders into Great Leaders by Mark Storm Of the many books on leadership I’ve read, Mark Strom’s...

2018-07-04: What is Holding You Back From Sin? The road of sin is easy to get on and...

2018-04-17: 7 (Sarcastic) Reasons to Keep Using Facebook and Never Try MeWe Are looking for Facebook alternatives like MeWe? Maybe you’re a...

2018-03-16: 21 Prayers for Mealtime I found a collection of mealtime prayers in a Bible...

2017-11-10: Meaning of “The Spirit Bears the Curse” by Derek Webb On Wednesday, I wrote about Derek Webb’s new song, “The...

2017-11-08: Derek Webb’s new praise song is scary, painful, and heart-breaking One of Jesus’ apostles, John, ends a letter he wrote...

2017-08-04: The Productive Pastor Everyone wants a pastor who works hard and works smart....

2017-04-28: A Preacher's Workshop in Tucson, AZ With the help of some friends, I’ve created something special:...

2017-03-02: How to Block Pornography On Your Android Phone If you are looking for a way to block access...

2016-07-01: Review and Summary of The Best Method of Preaching by Petrus van Mastricht When Petrus van Mastricht (1630–1706) wrote The Best Method of...

2016-03-14: "We Can't Afford to Do Self-Indulgent Things" Benjamin Zander teaches important some lessons in music and pastoral...

2016-03-01: The Problem with Academic Writing Peter Dreier, a professor of politics at Occidental College, has had...

2016-02-27: Review of Honest Evangelism in Modern Reformation Modern Reformation published my book reivew of Honest Evangelism: How to...

2016-02-16: Can Bullet Journal Replace an iPhone? About about a month ago, I replaced my iPhone with...

2016-01-13: Now You Can Read J. I. Packer's Puritan Books How to Think About Old Books in the Digital Age...

2016-01-05: Christmas Leftovers “Born on a New Day” by The King’s Singers is...

2015-12-01: Calvin on the Christian Life by Michael Horton A review of “Calvin on the Christian life: Gloryifing and...

2015-11-23: God's Glory Alone by David VanDrunen A review of “God’s Glory Alone: The Majestic Heart of...

2015-10-20: Five Popular Websites Just Got Blocked, Forever! Read The Mind-Blowing Reason Why These Sites Got Blacklisted For a...

2015-09-08: Statistical Motivation for Evangelism Americans don’t get invited to church, but just might go...

2015-08-26: A Checklist for Going to Trial (OPC) Not official, but hopefully helpful. As a member of the...

2015-06-12: How to Prepare for Seminary: A Comprehensive Guide Everything you need o know about how to prepare for seminary. Not...

2015-06-04: Seminary Advice on Preparing for Seminary How should you prepare for seminary? This what the seminaries...

2015-05-21: Matthew Poole's Exegetical Humility Matthew Poole’s honest confession teaches an important lesson in humility....

2015-04-30: Hidden Christian Jargon Christian jargon is not always what you think it is. When...

2013-01-16: Why People Resist the Gospel Resistance to the gospel is like resistance to poetry. So...

2012-05-31: 10 Reasons to Affirm the Moral, Civil, and Ceremonial Laws Philip S. Ross’s ten reasons to affirm the historic, three-fold...