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Sermon of the Week (5/17 - 5/23, 2015) R.C. Sproul on The Providence of God
Renewing Your Mind is a wonderful resource for apologetics, philosophy, and theology. They recently played several in Sproul's series on Providence and I found them quite good. Good enough to listen to again and think about all week. Questions addressed inc...
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Podcast of the Week (5/10 - 5/16, 2015) You Are Not So Smart on Rejection, Changing People's Minds
David McRaney hosts You Are Not So Smart, also the title of his first book. He has two recent episodes that were very thought-provoking. The first is " Overcoming our irrational and sometimes crippling fear of rejection with Jia Jiang ." Jiang learned to ge...
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The Origins of Political Order by Francis Fukuyama (Book Review #40 of 2015)
The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution This is one of those "theory of everything" books worth examining. Fukuyama's work is two volumes and he urges the reader see the first and second as one work. I have not read the ...
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Sermon of the Week (5/3 - 5/9, 2015) Sam Allberry on "The Trinity and Christian Prayer"
Sam Allberry was the guest preacher at The Village Church (Matt Chandler) on 4/12/2015 . He preached a sermon on prayer that I got quite a bit from. He's an Anglican pastor from a city just west of London, England. You can read the transcript, watch it, or ...
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He Wins, She Wins by Willard F. Harley, Jr. (Book Review #37 of 2015)
He Wins, She Wins: Learning the Art of Marital Negotiation This book is just devoid of the Gospel as His Needs, Her Needs. Who would I give it to? Probably hard-core atheists who still believe in an idea of "love" and want some principles for maintaining re...
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Worthy Fights by Leon Panetta (Book Review #36 of 2015)
Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace I checked out this book to get more insight into the conflicts of the Middle East and the inner workings of the Obama Administration. This is the fourth Obama cabinet memoir I've read (Clinton, Gates, G...
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The Secrets of Economic Indicators by Bernard Baumohl (Book Review #41 of 2015)
The Secrets of Economic Indicators: Hidden Clues to Future Economic Trends and Investment Opportunities, 2nd Edition I read this book with the perspective of being in an office that does economic forecasting and pays for compilations of several of the indic...
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership will do more good than harm.
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Gospel Treason by Brad Bigney (Book Review #39 of 2015)
Gospel Treason: Betraying the Gospel With Hidden Idols I have been going through this book with a weekly gathering of men (age 30s-70s). A couple of men in the group had been assigned this book in a Biblical Counseling course at Southern Seminary. As I was ...
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The Autistic Brain by Temple Grandin (Book Review #38 of 2015)
The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum I have an autistic son and try to read books easily accessible that deal with autism research and experiences. If someone asks me "What do I read to begin learning what autism is?" I will first suggest Simon ...
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How to Donate to Relief in Nepal via ShelterBox
One of my classmates in graduate school was Nepalese, so I contacted her to find out about her family. She responded that everyone is accounted for, but she and her husband are raising money for work on the ground. She writes: "I have been busy raising fund...
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Small business consultant, online business and economics instructor, and EFL teacher in Turkey. Committed husband, loving father, trained economist, world traveler.
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Grew up in Kentucky. After my BBA, I did humanitarian work in Azerbaijan for two years. Moved to Waco, TX to get an MA in International Econ from Baylor. Got interested in development and did a microfinance internship in Moldova. Moved to SW Missouri where I taught business and economics courses for 3.5 years. Moved to Turkey to be a business consultant, lived in Ankara, Turkey for a year. Taught online courses for U.S. universities and taught English for a living as well. Moved back to the States to get help for my special needs son. Currently living in Central Kentucky and looking for full-time work while still teaching online. 
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Speak English, Turkish, Russian, and Azerbaijani
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  • Baylor University
    MA, International Economics, 7
  • University of Kentucky
    BBA, Economics and Management, 7 - 4
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