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Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Professor of Greek and New Testament and Chair of the Division of Bible at Oklahoma Christian University.

And away we go!

Well, today (Aug 1) was a strange day. It began at 5:30am with a flurry of activity to get the remaining items into the PODS (e.g., mattresses, box springs, and the like) because it was possible that the PODS truck could arrive at 7:00am to grab ...

Stripped out door hinge screws? A quick DIY fix.

My front door was starting to sag and to become quite difficult to latch because the screw holes on the upper hinges were stripping out. As a result, the screws would not bite into the wood and, thus, would not hold the door up where it should be....

A new adventure begins

If you follow me on LinkedIn, you had probably noticed that on 30-June-2022 my job title changed to, "Between positions at the moment." That day was my last day of work at OC. I had worked at OC for 20 years in various positions ranging from Hall ...

Replace your own cabin air filter

Yesterday, I took my Saturn Astra in for an oil change at my favorite "complete auto care" shop. Because the Astra has high mileage, I went ahead and paid for the more thorough inspection. The inspection revealed two things that I will need to tak...

Counter-Hegemonic Strategies in 2 Peter: The More Reliable Prophetic Word Versus 'Plastic' Words

I posted not long ago about a Festschrift that the Graduate School of Theology published in its academic journal Dialogismos in honor of dean and professor emeritus Dr. Lynn McMillon. You can see the full contents of that publication here. For tha...

Flashback

In cleaning out a lot of things we've been storing over the years, I came across this award I was given back in 1990 when I graduated high school, the Bernie Saggau award.

A few (nerdy) thoughts about Jude 12-13

This is a post I wrote quite a while ago, like 3 or 4 years ago. It's just been sitting in my Google Drive for all that time collecting digital dust. It's likely that I didn't post it back then because, well, it's pretty nerdy and contains a fair ...

Leadership

Today's football calendar features a quote from Peyton Manning in which he expresses an excellent point about leadership that can be extended beyond the football field. Check it out:Source: A Year of Football Trivia! Page-a-Day Calendar 2022: All...