Author Archives: prodigalprof

About prodigalprof

Professor of Christian Studies

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 50,000 hits on my website Prodigalprof.com. I thought you might be interested in some recent stats. People from more than 120 countries have visited the site, with Canada, USA, UK, … Continue reading

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Things Theological

Things Theological  Over the past 40 years I have been asked to write articles on theological matters for various magazines.  Some of them were of a transient nature and not worth a longer shelf-life that the day they were published. … Continue reading

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A Journey with Jonah

A Journey with Jonah I remember the fight. It was my first semester in College. I had just been chosen to be the freshman class chaplain.  A few days later a fellow student approached, saying she had a question she … Continue reading

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The Temptations of Jesus

In 2006 I was invited to Wesley Acres Family Camp in Southern Ontario to deliver a set of lectures on “The Temptations of Jesus”.  It was a six day event that whet my appetite to continue to dig deeper into … Continue reading

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An Evangelical View of Purgatory

Some years ago I wrote a paper on the doctrine of Purgatory. In recent days a request was made that it be posted so that others could view it. So here it is. Feel free to respond. This will forever … Continue reading

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