Monthly Archives: February 2020

Running for Judge: Campaigning on the Trail of Despair, Deliverance, and Overwhelming Success

My memoir Running for Judge: Campaigning on the Trail of Despair, Deliverance, and Overwhelming Success is now available from Wipf and Stock Publishers. Whether you’re curious about what it’s like to be a judge, enjoy politics and campaign stories, need … Continue reading

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Hannah—a lesson in tears, joy and not jumping to conclusions

[This imagined dialog includes events found in 1 Samuel 1.] “Hannah came to the Tabernacle today,” I told my wife, Dinah. “Hannah your cousin, the one who’s married to Elkanah? And how is she this year?” “The same as every … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping on the Apostle Paul: a deadly pastime

“Where did Eutychus go, Aristarchus?” “What’s that?” I asked, trying to concentrate on Paul’s words from the front of the room. “Eutychus. He was right there in the window a moment ago.” “The youngster? It’s past midnight. Perhaps he had … Continue reading

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Lot’s Daughters and the Burdens They Bore

“Have you ever known sisters to deliver babies on the same day?” asked Hodesh. “Never,” replied her fellow midwife, Jemima. “But if rumors are true, there is reason for this ‘coincidence.’” “I do not traffic in rumors.” “Of course not, … Continue reading

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