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Justin Tapp
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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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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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On the Trail of Genghis Khan (Book Review #59 of 2015)
On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads Australian Tim Cope sets out on a 10,000 km journey on horseback from Mongolia to Hungary across the Asian steppe to retrace the steps of the Mongols. What may sound like a romanti...
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Forty Years in the Turkish Empire by Goodell and Prime (Book Review #57 of 2015)
Forty Years in the Turkish Empire - The Biography and Memoirs of William Goodell (1792-1867). This book is available copyright-free at Archive.org in many formats . It was first published in 1875. Goodell was among the first American missionaries to Turkey,...
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In the Shadow of the Sword by Tom Holland (Book Review #56 of 2015)
In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire I started writing a review of this book and realized that my notes as well as the additional history I needed to look up and read more on were so long that it would take d...
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Toxic Workplace by Kusy and Holloway (Book Review #55 of 2015)
Toxic Workplace!: Managing Toxic Personalities and Their Systems of Power I stumbled across this book while trying to make sense of my workplace. This is the first book I've seen that takes a detailed look at what to do with a dysfunctional organization mem...
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Miracles by Eric Metaxas (Book Review #53 of 2015)
Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life This is my first encounter with Metaxas' writing outside of childrens books he wrote early in his career that my son has. I read atheist-humanist physicist/philosopher Alan Lightman...
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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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The Attributes of God, Vol. 1 by A.W. Tozer (Book Review #58 of 2015)
The Attributes of God Volume 1 with Study Guide: A Journey Into the Father's Heart Tozer's Pursuit of God ( my review ) is one of my all-time favorite books, and this one ranks pretty highly on the list of Christian works as well. The editor has compiled se...
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Sermon of the Week (7/19 - 7/25, 2015) Ecclesiastes by Tom Schreiner
Tom Schreiner is an extraordinary Bible scholar to have in one's church every Sunday, so those at Clifton Baptist are quite blessed. He has been walking through Ecclesiastes and I have found the sermons quite good. The theme is the futility of trying to fin...
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Podcast of the Week (7/5 - 7/11, 2015) Tom Doyle (2 parts) and William Lane Craig on Islam
I've been swamped with work the past couple weeks, so my podcast and book reviews are lacking. I recently finished this book and found these podcasts fit nicely into my week afterward. The first two come from the Crescent Project which is an interesting min...
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The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman (Book Review #54 of 2015)
The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew I have read several of Brian Greene's and Stephen Hawking's books detailing the history of modern physics, string theory in its various iterations, and the theoretical possibilities of a multiverse. Li...
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You and Me Forever by Francis and Lisa Chan (Book Review #52 of 2015)
You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity The Chans self-published this book in order to make it free , although donations are accepted and versions and a study guide can be purcahsed. It was the free download of the month at ChristianAudio.com in F...
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