Officiating the Officiating: Hold the Comments…

Bill Fowler, Church Relations, Professor of Biblical Studies
March 15, 2018

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Just Trying to Be Helpful Basketball is my game and I enjoy watching it at every level. My colleague, David, was going to be watching his (eighth-grade) son’s last game of the season (starting point guard for the varsity team) and I went to cheer Luke on. Throughout the game I felt it necessary to … MORE

A Little Knowledge Can Be a Dangerous Thing…

Bill Fowler, Church Relations, Professor of Biblical Studies
February 15, 2017

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Especially If It Is Biblical Knowledge We have all seen it; equip a beginner with some knowledge that he or she has never before possessed and you unintentionally create a monster. Okay, not a monster, but someone who suddenly assumes “expert” status and begins to dictate to anyone who will listen, how to…whatever. And if … MORE

Out of Our Comfort Zone

Bill Fowler, Church Relations, Professor of Biblical Studies
October 31, 2016

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Little Endurance of Pain As 21st century Americans, we have a narrow range of endurance in regard to discomfort. When the temperature rises or falls beyond a 6-10 degree margin of “tolerance” we head toward the thermostat and either adjust the A/C or crank up the furnace. On warm days, we have ice for our … MORE

How to Read the Bible Without It Changing You Much

Bill Fowler, Church Relations, Professor of Biblical Studies
August 2, 2016

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The Life Changing Word of God The Bible is powerful (Hebrews 4:12), bondage-breaking (John 8:32), life-changing truth.  Paul insists that we can be “transformed by the renewing of our minds” and there is no better source of renewal than the Word of God.  Continuing in the Word will lead us to the truth that sets … MORE