July, 2019

Reading List for July, 2019: Biblical Archaeology, the Africa Campaign, the History of English, and more…

Here’s what I read in July. Not as long a list this time, but some really substantial material. The Lives...

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Vacation Bible School, with a Very Special Prize

When I was born, my Dad was pastoring the Dryden Baptist Church in Dryden, New York. We lived there until...

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An Impromptu Game Night

As Itacyara and I were talking about our church’s progress over the last year, we noted that the youth group...

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Best of “The Gram”: Big Bug, Medium Snake, Unorthodox Transportation and more…

Here are some of the posts you may have missed if you don’t follow us on Instagram: View this post...

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It’s VBS Time!

Besides being an essential part of our ministry, Itacyara is also very much in demand by other churches. This month...

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Netflix and Dilma, or, It’s Only Democracy When Our Side Wins

The first I heard of the Netflix documentary The Edge of Democracy (Democracia em Vertigem in Portuguese, trailer here) was...

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Some Instagram Accounts Worth a Follow

For those who follow our ministry, and who are on Instagram, here is a list of accounts you might want...

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A Wedding Ceremony Fifty Years in the Making

It was Saturday evening. A large group of well-wishers looked on as the blushing bride walked down a grassy lane,...

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