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Justin Tapp
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Podcast of the Week (8/23 - 8/29, 2015) Wayne Grudem and Mike Mobley on Creation, Time from Grudem's lectures on Systematic Theology
Last year, I read several books by cosmologists and physicists on string theory, the Big Bang, and the creation of the universe. Recently, I've been reading books that try to advance how we got from our random planet to ever-evolving biological life (these ...
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Abraham by Bruce Feiler (Book Review #66 of 2015)
Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths I checked out this book partly because we are currently going through Genesis at my church and partly because I've been reading a lot of books on the history of the Middle East. Most books dealing with the lat...
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Sermon of the Week (8/16 - 8/22, 2015) Damian Kyle on Matthew 8:1 - 9:13
Damian Kyle has been going through Matthew for a while , and I have learned a lot from this series. Here he is specifically looking at the calling of Levi/Matthew the tax collector and makes interesting points both about historical Roman tax collection and ...
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Sermon of the Week (8/9 - 8/15, 2015) Greg Pinkner @gregpinkner on John 11
"If you had been here..." I recently finished a book by an atheist complaining that God cannot be loving or fair because of all the suffering that happens in the world, that God must be a real jerk. What do you say to a person like that?  In this sermon on ...
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The Brothers by Stephen Kinzer (Book Review #61 of 2015)
The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War This is my third Kinzer book ( The Crescent and the Star and Reset ), he is a master at spinning off new books from research collected while writing other books. This work peels back...
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Sermon of the Week (8/26 - 8/1, 2015) Rick Hardison's Sermons on Homosexuality
Rick is the pastor of Great Crossing Baptist here in Georgetown, KY. Even with the recent Supreme Court ruling, I have not heard any other pastor listed on the right side of the blog cover this topic outside of a special conference or seminar, so I consider...
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How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less by Nicholas Boothman (Book Review #67 of 2015)
How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less Boothman describes best practices for interpersonal communication skills and first impressions. These may seem like common sense but for most people they will require some level of conscious effort and pract...
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Family. Money by Parker, Sperry, & Willis (Book Review #65 of 2015)
Family. Money. David Wills, Terry Parker, and Greg Sperry of the National Christian Foundation (2008) https://www.nationalchristian.com/download/458 The best books are free, this one is a free PDF although it is also available as a small hardback. The autho...
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Built to Last by Collins and Porras (Book Review #63 of 2015)
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials) To differentiate my review from the myriad others, I try to relate it to church and faith-based organizations. Collins has written his own summary  on his website, which is...
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What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars by Jim Paul (Book Review #62 of 2015)
What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan ($1.5 million, actually) If you've read Nassim Taleb's Fooled by Randomness (or others), then you've heard the stories of young traders who weren't even alive during previous market cr...
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Gospel by J.D. Greear @jdgreear (Book Review #60 of 2015)
Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary (The first thing I note is for Kindle readers: For some reason, Amazon isn't saving/displaying my highlights for this book as with other books, so I don't have location references with the qu...
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Our Trip to Kentucky Speedway for the Quaker State 400 (July 11, 2015)
My wonderful wife has a work connection that kindly got us some Sprint Cup tickets along with Cold Passes for the garage area before the race. So, we enjoyed being only feet away from our favorite crew chiefs and drivers. We love NASCAR but I find the actua...
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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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