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I am a web programmer by day (PHP) and work on sermons and teaching material in the evenings.

I attended Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri, for a Master of Arts in Theological Studies and a Master of Divinity. I am an associate pastor at a small church in Iowa. While in seminary, my emphasis was on Old Testament studies, but Dr. Wave Nunnally introduced me to the rabbinics. Those have become a special interest as well.

I also enjoy apologetics and was a very active member of the apologetics.org forum before it went defunct.


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revised Why modern translations of Mark 7:4 omit some words at the end of the verse?
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May
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reviewed No Action Needed Why is the “give to Caesar what is Caesar's” answer so great?
May
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answered Why modern translations of Mark 7:4 omit some words at the end of the verse?
May
6
comment How does a Bible translator know if it is a poem?
@fdb, Beyond the wikipedia page, there is a plethora of evidence that Mishnaic Hebrew was alive and well in the land among the common people of the first century.
May
6
answered Why Jeremiah used both encrypted and original name in single verse?
May
5
comment On what basis do some modern Bible manuscripts omit Matt. 17:21?
@KodeKreachor, if you are wondering why the verse number is skipped, that is because the numbers are for reference only (not part of the original) but they are consistent across versions that use them. This allows readers to go directly to the verse as their pastor reads. If they changed the numbers there would be much confusion.
May
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reviewed Leave Open Why did God allow satan to take lives just to prove that Job is loyal?
May
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reviewed Reviewed torment…sulphur…in the presence of the Lamb: Rev 14:10
May
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awarded  Enlightened
May
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awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
29
reviewed Reviewed Jesus' command to hate your father and mother in Luke 14:26
Apr
29
revised Was Barnabas ever reconciled to Paul?
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Apr
29
reviewed No Action Needed Why did God allow satan to take lives just to prove that Job is loyal?
Apr
29
reviewed Reviewed What is the meaning of the genitive absolute in Hebrews 4:3?
Apr
29
reviewed Reviewed What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
Apr
29
revised What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
Added paragraphs, removed spelling errors.
Apr
29
comment What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
Something like the "sin of the high hand" in the Torah, that done willingly and with malice of forethought.
Apr
29
answered Was Barnabas ever reconciled to Paul?
Apr
29
comment Was Barnabas ever reconciled to Paul?
because it is a good question that so few people think to ask. Most just make the assumption that the two parted badly and never spoke again.
Apr
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comment Was Barnabas ever reconciled to Paul?
Wishing I could upvote this twice!