Dean's Blog

The Hopeful Silence of Our Divine Upgrade

At minimum, Covid-19 has forced a sort of time-lapse effect, condensing years and decades of hindsight into weeks and months of real-time updates, causing us to see the vast tapestry of international, political and economic processes normally invisible to analysis by virtue of their ponderous pace. While normal life will certainly resume in many respects, history itself has tilted, and we can’t go back. It is pointless to try…

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Hindsight 2020: Perilous Path. Ditches on Both Sides.

The fact that Christians rejoiced with a sense of semi-patriotic relief when the COVID-19 shutdown finally caused the president and other government officials to declare the church an “essential service” does not make us truly essential, it just makes us feel better.

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Hindsight 2020: We Thought Zig. God Zagged.

PART ONE OF What We Should Have Seen, Where We Go From Here (1 of 8) “Go out and stand …

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IN A TIME OF PANDEMIC, ONLY ONE CAN SAVE: THE MOST IMPORTANT LITTLE BOY IN THE WORLD

Call it “prophetic fiction” I suppose, but 20 years before the coronavirus, in 2000, I wrote a medical thriller about a far more deadly pandemic involving a virus called “Sleeper.” Sleeper had been bioengineered by ecoterrorists to kill. It was highly contagious and extremely virulent…

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The Misguided Theology of Acquiescence

Oft has the phrase been heard, spoken in warning: “If you’re too heavenly minded, you’re no earthly good.” No doubt, this has …

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The Critical Need for True Knowledge of God

The Bible makes it clear that deep life comes from a deep knowledge of God. We are encouraged to prize such …

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Star-Struck Faith

Abraham, the father of our faith, believed in a God “who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not …

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Joy and the Dominos of Grace

In New Testament Greek, the root word for grace is ‘joy.’ Isn’t that interesting? By inference, when our lives are full of …

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The Inherent Danger of a Tolerant Society

The election is over. The race card, economy card, liberal agenda, obstructionist republican and “birther” cards have all been played. …

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Help File: Downloading Your Free Copy of “The Book of Names” to iPad, Kindle, Nook

The Free Ebook Giveaway What’s better for a Christmas reader that to begin a glorious, epic quest? How about a …

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