Dr. D.'s Blog

Dr. Dvorak

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

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.

Inching Closer

Many of you may remember that I was granted sabbatical for last Fall semester (Fall 2019). I used that time to begin revising my dissertation (completed and defended way back in 2012) for publication (it’s headed for this series) at the behest of ...

Morning read

Taking a day off from running, but it's a gorgeous morning on the patio for coffee and reading!

Shed Painted

One of my main home improvement projects for this summer was to repair and repaint my shed. I finished it up yesterday. Much of the paint was peeling very badly, especially on the west end. At first I thought I could repair the doors but, once I t...

Summer Writing List

Projects I am currently working on in earnest include:"Commands and Prohibitions" for Encyclopedia of Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics (Baker)"Mood and Modality" for Encyclopedia of Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics (Baker)"Systemic F...