Category Archives: Journal

Lent, Ligon Duncan, and Legalism

Collin Hansen wrote an article for the Gospel Coalition entitled Should You Cancel Good Friday? which has brought to the attention of many a conversation they have never had before. What is Lent? Why celebrate it? As a committed Protestant, I am committed to … Continue reading

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Friday in Monroe, LA and the Authorship of Hebrews

I traveled to Monroe, LA with another fellow student of the Bucer Institute. This time I will not be able to stay on Sunday, since I need to get back to preach at Providence Church. On Saturday, Jim Jordan will … Continue reading

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Update…

We made our first long trip with our baby. She was surprisingly pleasant throughout the five-hour drive. We arrived safely in Talahassee, Fl. where the weather is currently 44 degrees. TIme to take out the “winter” clothes!

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Books, Books and More Books…

Add eleven more books to my library and the thought of moving one day becomes frightening. I am at a stage where buying a book that I already have is not uncommon. Three of my newest purchases are The Schilder … Continue reading

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From College to Reformed Theological Seminary: My Journey, Part 3

As college came to a close, I felt more convinced of God’s call to pursue a Master’s Degree at a Reformed Seminary. I had narrowed my search to about five seminaries. Due to the strong influence of R.C. Sproul in … Continue reading

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From College to Reformed Theological Seminary: My Journey, part 2

After being exposed to Reformed theology, attending a dispensational college became an exhausting experience. Defending Reformed theology became almost a mission in life; a crusade for truth. In every theological conversation I was involved in, inevitably Reformed theology was smeared. … Continue reading

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From College to Reformed Theological Seminary: My Journey, part 1

So much has transpired in the last few months that I have barely reflected on graduating from Reformed Seminary. In these next brief posts, I would like to share some of my experiences that led me to RTS and to … Continue reading

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He is Risen Indeed!

The Lenten Season has been a refreshing time. Far from an indolent period, it has been very productive in many respects. A few updates are in order. First, I have concluded my academic requirements for RTS leaving me with a … Continue reading

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Personal Update…

There are many things going on which has prevented me from blogging consistently. In the end of January, I came under care of the Central Florida Presbytery. It is my first step towards ordination in the Presbyterian Church in America. … Continue reading

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Father and Mother-in-Law vote for Ron Paul

On a personal note, I just received a call from my father in-law. He was enthusiastic about the fact that he and his wife have already voted in Florida. After analyzing the candidates and after hearing his passionate son-in-law, it … Continue reading

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Double Gentry

On this last day of the year, I was fortunate to receive two Kenneth Gentry classics: Before Jerusalem Fell and The Beast 0f Revelation. Happy New Year!

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Final Week of Exams…

I have just finished my last week of classes at Reformed Seminary. In a week or so–when exams are over– I plan to write a lengthy article on my 42 months at RTS. Unfortunately, my exam preparation has slowed down … Continue reading

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Glorious Reformation Day…

This Reformation Day has been exceptionally refreshing and stimulating. As the day is coming to an end, I checked my blog stats and was surprised to find out the greatest amount of views in the fours years of Ad Majorem … Continue reading

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My experience at an AA meeting…

On Monday afternoon I drove to “Happy Hour.”[1] A group of about twenty, gathered to share their experiences under the deadly addiction of alcoholism. I walked in quietly to a room filled with the stench of cigarette. The ceiling was … Continue reading

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I am back…

After almost a year away from this blog, I have returned…not willingly though. My previous blog: apologus.notsorry.net has been hijacked. My immediate host did everything within his power to restore, but nay, it was too late. So, I am back…I … Continue reading

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Update…

Much has happened in the last few days. My birthday on the 26th was a pleasant time with a fine cigar from a friend and a fabulous dinner from my lovely wife. One of my great joys this semester has … Continue reading

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Update…

Friday, 7:29AM Much has happened in the last few days. My birthday on the 26th was a pleasant time with a fine cigar from a friend and a fabulous dinner from my lovely wife. One of my great joys this … Continue reading

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End of the week…

Friday, 1:31PM A long day thus far. I began this morning writing a brief article on Kuyper and Common Grace. Frame just e-mailed me with some thoughts on Kuyper and the response to his ideas. He also mentioned some of … Continue reading

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End of the week…

A long day thus far. I began this morning writing a brief article on Kuyper and Common Grace. Frame just e-mailed me with some thoughts on Kuyper and the response to his ideas. He also mentioned some of his interaction … Continue reading

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New week…

Wednesday, 3:42 PM This has already been a long week. I have spent Monday and Tuesday carrying over 300 boxes of books. On a more pleasant note, I was encouraged by Renee Altson’s participation in the comment section of my … Continue reading

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Journal update…

Wednesday, 3:42 PM This has already been a long week. I have spent Monday and Tueday carrying over 300 boxes of books. On a more pleasant note, I was encouraged by Renee Altson’s participation in the comment section of my … Continue reading

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Weekend Finally Here…

Saturday 10:56AM After a long week of studies and work, the weekend has finally arrived. It began early this morning with a back adjustment from my chiropractor. I have some Hebrew and Greek to work on today. Perhaps I will … Continue reading

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Long day ahead…

7:08Am One of the advantages of rising at 5:30AM is the enjoyment of beginning a new day ahead of over 70% of the population; a fresh start and a fresh walk in the empty streets. I have some Kuyper and … Continue reading

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Journal: An early start

7:08Am One of the advantages of rising at 5:30AM is the enjoyment of beginning a new day ahead of over 70% of the population. A fresh start and a fresh walk in the empty streets. I have some Kuyper and … Continue reading

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Saddened…

Thursday, 8:38AM Saddened to hear about the death of D. James Kennedy. http://www.coralridge.org/

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The big day

Yes, this is the big day. In a few hours I will have four less teeth. Suffice to say, I will not be blogging today.

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Back to school…

Back to classes and finally back to New Life PCA. I have been absent for a couple of weeks since I had spoken in Palm Harbor. It was great to see familiar faces again. This morning, I finished the series … Continue reading

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From Whom all blessings flow…

As I am finishing my last exam ( a take-home exam due on June 11th; yes, it is a Steve Brown exam) I cannot but stop and adore my faithful God. Once again He has shown Himself faithful, and I, … Continue reading

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Anniversary!

My lovely wife and I are celebrating four years together today the 17th. God has blessed me beyond measure with a wife whose commitment and passion for God is a constant encouragement. May God be praised!

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Resurrection Sunday

After a glorious Sunday liturgy and preaching, we had a fabulous meal with the most sublime wine and very pleasant fellowship. He is risen!

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