Archive for June, 2008

The forbidden fruit of translation

Posted: 17th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized

As seems to be the case more often than not these days, Iyov and John Hobbins are engaged in another vigorous war of words. Having moved beyond past disputes about the ESV and gender language, Iyov has now called John on the floor for questioning whether the Psalms can be more faithfully translated into English […]

Cindy’s in the newspaper!

Posted: 15th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized

Matt Krumrie of the Star Tribune newspaper included some quotes and comments from Cindy related to career development in his “Ask Matt” column today. While his article wasn’t exactly on the topic she originally wrote about, it’s exciting to see her business in print and she’s excited even if she’ll never admit it!

Terrace Oaks walk with the boys

Posted: 14th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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I took Sam and Ben on the bike to Terrace Oaks East park where we stretched our legs, looked at bugs and flowers and trees, and enjoyed the spring day. [tags=06142008]

What did he pray for that I should owe him anything?

Posted: 13th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized

HT: Mikey’s Funnies A ship was wrecked during a storm at sea and only two of the men on it were able to swim to a small, desert-like island. The two survivors, not knowing what else to do, agreed that they had no other recourse but to pray to God. However, to find out whose […]

Anyone familiar with the Epworth commentaries?

Posted: 11th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized

I’m frequently asked what resources are available for the Revised English Bible, especially if it’s available electronically (sadly, as far as I know, it is only available as an optional module for the Mac-only Accordance Bible software program; none of the Windows software titles appear to support it). However, thanks to Andrew Dunning, my attention […]

The NEB: awakening deafened and dulled ears

Posted: 11th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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Note: for much of this post, I am greatly summarizing the material previously published by Geoffrey Hunt (About the New English Bible) and Roger Coleman (New Light and Truth: The Making of the Revised English Bible), which I’ve had the pleasure of reading in their entirety and recommend to any with a passing interest in […]

Minor league stadium proposal a hit with Burnsville

Posted: 11th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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City leaders said they like the idea, but they warned developers to cover all their bases. read more | digg story

Engaging, not conforming

Posted: 10th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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On Sunday, we drank in a passionate sermon by one of our community directors (and youth pastor at my former church), Micah Witham, on the Church and postmodern culture. Sermon links: MP3 | Windows Media Using the examples of Paul presenting to different audiences in Acts 13 (Jews) and 17 (Greeks) and working from 2 […]

More baseball? Maybe Burnsville is the place

Posted: 10th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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Developers are proposing to resuscitate the Millers minor league team — and build a $27 million, 7,300-seat ballpark in Burnsville near I-35W and Hwy. 13. read more | digg story

Luke slips in predestination…

Posted: 8th June 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized

I was continuing to read in Acts 13 after the sermon in church today and found this little verse slipped in by Dr. Luke: When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed. (Acts 13:48, TNIV) Can anyone comment on […]