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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.

Thoughts on Paul's Letter to Philemon

It's been (quite) awhile since I have made a post about anything other than my DIY projects (and those mostly about my car). So, I'll change it up a bit here with a (way-too-lengthy) post about more important things.Introduction (warning: nerd stu...

R.I.P. Gordon Fee

Influential New Testament scholar, Gordon Fee, died 25-Oct-2022 (photo credit: Christianity Today)

Water pump replaced (finally)

See my previous blog post on making the plan. Here's a video of me working the plan.

Replacing the water pump on the 2008 Astra

So, quite some time ago, I mentioned that the water pump ("coolant pump," technically) in my Astra needed to be replaced. It's dripping coolant from the weep hole, which indicates that the pump is nearing the end of its life. It has not been losin...

A little hiking on Canadian Thanksgiving

Today (10-Oct-22) is Thanksgiving in Canada. Since Syd was off school and I was off work, we decided to go hit the trails at Rattlesnake Point conservation area (no, there are no rattlesnakes around here; it's just the name of the place). The lea...

When your daily driver is turning into a project car

More to do... UPDATE: In the video I estimated that the part I need will cost me around $60. Well, I can only find a couple of these on the entire internet, and they are not in Canada. So, if I were to buy the cheapest one that I have found so fa...