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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.

Guess what arrived today

Four weeks ago, we watched the PODS truck drive away with nearly all of our earthly belongings. We "moved in" to our little rental house on Aug. 15. Our PODS arrived in the bonded warehouse in Mississauga, Ontario (near Toronto) on Aug. 23. Today-...

A little Sunday stroll in nature

Enjoyed a little nature walk today before it got too hot (and by "hot" I mean about 85 degrees F, so, really, "warm" is a better word to use here).

Sleeping on air mattresses but not going hungry!

Quick update... The PODS containing 99.9% of our earthly belongings are in Mississauga, ON, in a PODS warehouse. We cleared them with customs last week, but "given the current logistics crisis," they could not schedule them to be brought to our ho...

The old cinder block and tread board bookshelf

In a day or two (hopefully!!), the PODS containing nearly all of our belongings will arrive at our home in Burlington, Ontario. We're praying that everything inside each of the 16 ft. containers will still be intact when we open the doors. In one ...

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 ...