Author Archives: Brian Sandifer

Home and Place

Moving day. Did I just stir in you a childhood memory of hope for a future adventure mixed with longing over a loss? That’s what the memory of moving day does for me. Unlike some, my family didn’t move around … Continue reading

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Can We Even Know the Age of the Earth?

When it comes to the intersection of science and faith, this is a topic that I’ve been passionate about since my teen years.  But there is one aspect of this discussion that seems much less certain—the age of the earth.  … Continue reading

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The Book of Kells (Book Review)

Last summer my family visited Ireland.  We stayed in two castles, ate a lot of great food, soaked of the local culture, and did some typical touristy things.  On our last day in Dublin we had tickets to see the … Continue reading

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enGendered (Book Review)

What is the essence of human gender?  Right now this is a question at the forefront in our culture.  Turns out it’s not so easy to give a solid answer.  Just as Diogenes pointed out to Plato that man cannot … Continue reading

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Theology of the Westminster Confession: Perseverance of the Saints

My church is in the middle of an extensive adult Sunday School class.  The topic is the theology of the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF).  The idea is that each teacher will develop a set of slides to aid in … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of the Ring (Book Review)

Try this thought experiment.  Imagine you are once again your 12th grade self.  Can you remember what you thought of your high school summer reading list?  Books like The Catcher in the Rye, Ulysses, and Frankenstein come to mind.  My … Continue reading

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Theology of the Westminster Confession: Christ the Mediator

My church is in the middle of an extensive adult Sunday School class.  The topic is the theology of the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF).  The idea is that each teacher will develop a set of slides to aid in … Continue reading

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