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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.

Tools that I'm glad I have (3)

It was only a matter of time before we started getting to the ratchets and socket sets. I have more than are in the photo above, but these are the ones that I use the most. No, they are not Snap-on or Mac Tools or any of that fancy stuff. I'm a fa...

Tools that I'm glad I have (2)

It's time for the second installment of "tools that I am glad I have," a little blog series that I started a while back. In this post, I'd like to put the spotlight on my flashlights (yeah, I know, it's a bad pun, but I couldn't resist). I actuall...

That Fall feeling

Well, here in Burlington, Ontario, it doesn't really feel like Fall. At the writing of this post, it'sTomorrow it'll be about 10 degrees cooler, so that will be nice. But this post isn't necessarily about the weather; it's more about the feeling I...

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...