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Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Professor of Greek and New Testament in the College of Biblical Studies at Oklahoma Christian University.

New struts installed

I had ordered the struts and scheduled them to arrive at my house last Friday, but my guess is that the storm that blew through, which was accompanied with a pretty fair amount of lightning, forced delivery trucks to take a time out for safety. So...

Busy Weekend - More Mechanic Work

You may remember that on the 4th of July, I taught my son Hagan how to replace brake pads on my wife’s car. He watched me do it one time, and then he took over and did the next two flawlessly! I had to ask his permission to do the last one! 🙂 Well...

Brake Job Done

Celeste's car needed new brake pads, so I bought some yesterday and planned a 4th of July father and son project with Hagan to remove the old and install the new. So we hit it this morning before it got too hot and got it done. Here's the proud Da...

John Deere Man

There is a man at church named Roger who is, as my Dad would say, "Superfantastic!" He's in charge of maintenance, including property, church buses, etc. My son Hagan has been working for the church this summer (as has his buddy in the photo below...

A fun little dad & son project and a little space to work

Yesterday, my son and I built a little workbench in my shed. It was a fun little father-son project Now I have a place to work on small DIY projects! Both the top and the shelf were made from scrap plywood I already had. I only had to buy 2x4’s to...

Project updates

The dissertation revision and publication process is moving right along. I have now made it though all 294 pages of the main chapters of the book, revising and updating a bit of content and transitioning to the publisher’s required style (and corr...

Father's Day gift

This is an awesome gift! I've got a couple of DIY projects lined up for which this to so get some good use! In case you're not sure what this is, it's an oscillating multitool. There are a lot of uses for this little thing.