Category Archives: Personal

New Stuff

Regular readers will notice that I’ve recently tweaked some things about the blog’s appearance. I changed the background color from a shade of blue to a shade of maroon, and I also changed the font to something a little different. … Continue reading

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Year-End Report (2019)

The Disciples Road is hosted by Word Press, and Word Press does an excellent job of providing in-depth statistical analysis for the blog. Anytime, night or day, I can click on “Stats and Insights” and get all kinds of information … Continue reading

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“Christian Verses” Podcast: Proverbs 11:1

A recent headline from the world of baseball involves the Houston Astros, who won the World Series in 2017, cheating on their way to that title. In this week’s podcast, Malcolm and I use that as just one of multiple … Continue reading

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Eulogy for my Dad

(After years of declining health, most acutely during the past couple of months, my dad died Monday morning. That explains why I haven’t written any blog posts this week. The only thing I wrote this week was his eulogy, and … Continue reading

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Spam and I Don’t Always Agree

Folks, I’d just like to use this time to offer my sincere apologies to all of you who have left comments under various posts in the past few months. I’ve been operating under the assumption that people read this blog … Continue reading

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Royce’s World Civilizations Textbook

Royce, our eighteen-year-old son, is currently attending the local community college. He’s in the general-education program, the idea being that he will complete that two-year program and then transfer to a four-year school. Okay, so far so good. He comes … Continue reading

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Far Better

For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live on in the flesh, this will mean fruit from my labor; yet what I shall choose I cannot tell. For I am hard-pressed between … Continue reading

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