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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.

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 couple of items for sale...

A computer cabinet: https://is.gd/syJL3b A car

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...

Another engine mount replaced on the Nissan

You may recall that Hagan and I had just replaced the front mount on his '05 Nissan Altima. I looked again at the front right mount and it was pretty well shot from what I could tell. So, we tackled it, too. Getting the old mount out was straightf...

Engine mount replacement on the Nissan

This past Saturday, Hagan and I worked on his '05 Nissan Altima. Earlier in the week, I was driving his car and noticed that during a certain span of acceleration, there was an odd vibration. I wondered if it might be a wheel/tire or suspension is...