Author Archives: Brian Sandifer

2 Samuel: Out of Every Adversity (Book Review)

To supplement my Bible study preparation last spring when I led a group at my church through the book of 2 Samuel, I read Dale Ralph Davis’ expositional commentary 2 Samuel: Out of Every Adversity (hereafter 2SOEA).  I’ve written before … Continue reading

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Replacing Darwin (Book Review)

Darwinism as a theory of the origin of species is on the ropes. To the average observer, such a statement couldn’t be further from the truth.  The public has been thoroughly indoctrinated with the notion that scientific knowledge remained shrouded … Continue reading

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Why Evolution Is True (Book Review)

The whole creation/evolution subject can be daunting for the novice.  But at first it appears quite straightforward.  The way most get started looks something like this. Just visit your local Christian bookstore or your church library, and find the book … Continue reading

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Christian, You Are a Missionary

It’s been less than two weeks since our church’s Paraguay mission team returned home. And some of us still haven’t come off that spiritual high. Many are still excited about missions. So it seems timely to move this topic to … Continue reading

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The Difficult Doctrine of Love

My great uncle Johnny recently passed away. Growing up, I remember him as one of my fun uncles who smiled all the time and took me for a shopping spree at the joke and prank store. When I graduated high … Continue reading

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2 Samuel For You (Book Review)

It’s always a good feeling to finish what you start.  Whether your “it” is a project, a race, a job, a book, or keeping a promise, getting to the end after a long methodical journey is satisfying like nothing else.  … Continue reading

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Interpreting Eden (Book Review)

The creation/evolution debate is a complex issue with many facets.  Usually those involved in a discussion about this topic approach it primarily from either a scientific or religious angle.  All the players, by necessity, must weigh in from both angles, … Continue reading

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