Monthly Archives: August 2016

Another School Year

This was the start of the new school year for many children around the country, homeschoolers being no exception.  With all of the preparations in place, children in the Dermer household began the next leg of the journey in learning.  … Continue reading

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The Importance of Pastors Knowing the Greek New Testament

Today I stumbled across this quote from Baptist scholar A.T. Robertson on the importance of pastors knowing the Greek New Testament: “It ought to be taken for granted that the preacher has his Greek Testament. This statement will be challenged … Continue reading

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By What Standard is Incest Wrong?

  That’s not a title for a subject I ever thought I’d have to write about on this blog, but there it is.  Sadly, we have to openly ask such a question in America in 2016.  What prompted a cultural discussion about … Continue reading

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Into the Wilderness

I don’t mince words when I say that looking for a solid, biblical church is akin to a trek through the wilderness.  Granted, I’m not talking about literally walking through a desert as the Israelites did.  Yet it can definitely be a … Continue reading

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