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October 20th, 2018| Topic: RaMbLeS | 0


The title of a study caught my attention last week: “Evidence That Leonardo da Vinci Had Strabismus,” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Ophthalmology, by Christopher Tyler from the City University of London.

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October 13th, 2018| Topic: RaMbLeS | 2


Recently a Grand Rapids, MI, man, David Mazurek, saw on the news that meteorite hunters were finding shards and selling them for thousands of dollars after a meteor shower this January in the Detroit area.

That made the guy curious about a nondescript rock that he’d been using as a door stop in his farm.

Said Mr. Mazurek:

Wait a minute. I wonder what this rock is. Maybe it’s worth something.”

It was.

That 22.5-pound rock was recently identified by Department of Earth…   Read more →


October 6th, 2018| Topic: RaMbLeS | 0


Scientists from Oxford, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, and the Glasgow Center for Virus Research published “Human Endogenous Retrovirus-K HML-2 Integration Within RASGRF2 Is Associated with Intravenous Drug Abuse” in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The long and short of it is that a virus may be responsible for the warping of our pleasures, especially addictions.

The human RASGRF2 gene, that one researcher called the “pleasure gene”…   Read more →

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Preaching @ Stonebriar Community Church

August 13th, 2018| Topic: aBeLOG | 2

Preaching @ Stonebriar Community Church

Quick note …

I am preaching at Stonebriar Community Church, north of Dallas, in Frisco, on August 19 and 26 (9:00 am and 10:45 am).

[For other speaking events, see here.]

Preaching @ Northwest Bible Church

July 16th, 2018| Topic: aBeLOG | 0

Preaching @ Northwest Bible Church

Quick note …

I am preaching at Northwest Bible Church, here in Dallas, on July 22 and 29, and August 5 and 12 (9:00 am and 10:35 am).

Doing some of the darker chapters of Judges, dealing with Abimelech, Jephthah, Micah and the Levite, and the Levite and Concubine.

Lots of blood and gore promised! Come one, come all!

[For other speaking events, see here.]

“Is it Bad to Be Single?”

September 19th, 2017| Topic: aBeLOG | 0

My fellow preaching prof, fellow Evangelical Homiletics Society member, and good friend Dr. Hershael York, of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Lexington, Kentucky, has this to say about the question posed in the title of this post …

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger;
But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.
Psalm 34:10

God bless the singles!

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

    • October 16−18, 2018 Lyman Stewart Lectures, Talbot Seminary, La Mirada, California
    • October 28, 2018 GracePoint Church, Coppell, Texas
    • January 2019 Guest Lectureship, Evangelical Theological College, Bengaluru, India
    • January 27, 2019 Abilene Baptist Church, Martinez, Georgia
    • February 19−21, 2019 William E. Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching, Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, Alabama
    • November 2020 Guest Lectureship, Singapore Bible College, Singapore
    • April 8−10, 2021 Preaching Summit, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas

Past Speaking Engagements

    • September 22, 2018 Preaching Refresher, Dallas Theological Seminary Houston Campus, Houston, Texas
    • August 19 and 26, 2018 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
    • July 22, 29, August 5, and 12, 2018 Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, Texas
    • July 8, 2018 Dallas Bible Church, Dallas, Texas
    • April 10, 2018 Chafer Chapel, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
    • March 5, 2018 Preaching Conference, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas
    • November 6−10, 2017 Guest Lectureship, Singapore Bible College, Singapore

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