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Professor of Christian Studies

The Twelve Apostles

  Who Chose Who and Why? Very early in his ministry, Jesus decided to gather disciples around himself.  Many chose to follow him in those early days; men and women, young and old, people from the Galilee and from Judea. … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story

For the first 15 years of my life, my family had no TV. But we had books; lots of them, thanks in part to a nearby library.  Our entire family grew up to be book worms. Then, when Amy & … Continue reading

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Distressing Psalms

The book of Psalms is a hymn book. It is a collection of hymns that was used first by the people of Israel primarily for services of worship in the temple in Jerusalem and in the synagogues of scattered Judaism. … Continue reading

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Christmas

I remember the past 50 years, planning for the Advent – Christmas season each year, thinking about the 5 weeks at the close of the year, and asking what shall I speak about this year. I would look over the … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins

Over the past 50 years when attending conferences of Church leaders I hear the invited guests talking about things regarding which I am quite inept. I have planted no churches, I do not lead a rapidly growing congregation, I am … Continue reading

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Book of Revelation

Intro to The Book of Revelation For me, it all began when I taught a course at Maple Grove Family Camp in Thamesford, Ontario. I had been asked whether I would be willing to teach a course on Prophecy & … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Thank You! Since June of 2012 there have been more than 25,000 hits on my website Prodigalprof.com. I thought you might be interested in some recent stats. People from 117 countries have visited the site, with Canada, USA, UK, India, Brazil, … Continue reading

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