You probably heard the saying “the more you sweat the less you bleed.”

Well with sermon prep and lecture prep for going overseas to teach the Word I felt the discipline of reading the Word and books on the Word helped and paid off in terms of things remembered, books highlighted that can now be easily referenced, etc.

It made me think of another saying concerning Bible reading: “The more you read, the less you’ll regret.”

The Marine in me couldn’t help but make this meme:

But then I realized that’s a true principle for generally with the Christian life.

For help to encourage you to read more check out our post “How to Read More Books When Life Gets Busy.”


An excerpt from my outline for my lectures.

We’re answering the question: What is the nature of Christ’s Resurrection?

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This is a Christian Home School Lesson Series for 4-5 year old children on earth science that aims to fulfill the Science Content Standards from the California Department of Education.

Lesson 2: Bodies of waters and Rivers


Purpose: To explore and know more about the different kinds of bodies of waters including river in God’s created earth.


Book(s) read:

Ellen Lawrence’s Covered in Water.


Other tools:

World map and/or globe


Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn general knowledge about bodies of water and rivers.
  2. Learn the vocabulary concerning bodies of water and rivers.
  3. Illustrate what is learned in this lesson about bodies of water and rivers.
  4. Learn a spiritual lesson concerning Christ’s control over bodies of water.

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Here’s an older debate with Jeff Durbin and Vocab Malone that Vocab has recently uploaded on his Youtube channel.  The two of them teamed up to debate two opponents concerning the worldview of Christianity and atheism.

What Jeff Durbin does is an example of Presuppositional apologetics in action.

This is an excerpt from the materials I’m teaching overseas.

Jesus’ Resurrection Proves the Members of the Trinity (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) are Divine.  How?

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Here are links related to Presuppositional apologetics gathered between April 1st-7th, 2018.  Enjoy!

1.) New Atheism: A Fool’s Errand

2.) Apologetics and Worldview Lectures: An Introduction by Paul Henebury

3.) Review: ‘Van Til’s Apologetic’ – 1.2 and 1.3 (part ONE of two)

4.) Motive: Uncovering the Primal Rebellion in Atheism (Free eBook!)

5.) Cross & Crown Radio Show: Science Requires God

6.) Series on Logic – Straw Man Fallacy

7.) The New Trans Challenge

8.) As it turn out, atheists believe in fairy tales after all

9.) The alt white

10.) The Self-Refuting Religious Troll name Hillary L Hunt


Missed the last round up?  Check out the re-blogged post from a friend OR that of Another REBLOG HERE

A quick conversation with Wally on another post on here led me to share a quick update with studies and preparation.

Just did the math a few days ago and I realized its going to be 74 + messages this upcoming overseas trip to an disclosed country.  This will involve various teaching situations from seminary lectures to preaching for a retreat.  I’m making good progress with my studies but I’m also getting a bit tired and slower in finishing things up.

Pray that I finish up everything before I take off next week.