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A good Friday morning to you, wherever you are.

Nashville is sunny and cool.  The good news is that we had rain yesterday, last night and this morning; the bad news is that we had rain yesterday, last night and this morning.  Darby, Ella and I had grand plans to camp out in the backyard tonight.  Being thier first time for this, and due to a very soggy backyard, it’s better to try again in a couple weeks.  But I’m still disappointed.  Laura and I are hoping for some weekend woods excursions and want to get the girls used to the idea of sleeping in a tent, cooking over a fire and going to the bathroom in the woods.  I’m not at all bothered by throwing a tent down on a soggy yard (in fact, all the better as far as I’m concerned..makes fire-building a neat challenge) but realistically a bad first experience will steepen the learning curve next time.  All in due time, I suppose. 

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Anyone have any good ideas for Acts 27-28?  I’m finishing up Acts for our class on Sunday mornings this week and next.  I’ve been mulling it over (and over again); but I’m not yet satisfied and still searching.  It isn’t the easiest pericope to teach.  I’ll post what I come up with.

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And in November (through February) I’m teaching Genesis 1-11 for our 11th-12th grades.  This will be my first time to teach teens since May 2006.  I’m really looking forward to it.  Thank you, JP, for the invitation.

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I cleaned up my links page a bit.  Still lots of additions and subtractions to do. 

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I added one of those nifty map counters with the red dots.  Welcome, whoever you are across the world.

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I added a survey as well.  Look for it in the sidebar to the right.  If my creativity holds up, I’ll do a monthly one-question survey.  I promise it will only take you 27 seconds to take it. 

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For Brian: I’m not ignoring you on the NT Wright citations…as soon as I get my hands on the journal I’ll get back with you.  I think I know which stack its in….

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DL on Civil Government is cooking…stay tuned.

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Some new things are coming to icefamily.wordpress.com

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My lovely wife Laura is having a big time on facebook.  Every afternoon its a “guess-who-my-friend-is-now” conversation. 

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The high today may hit 65.  Just a few more weeks and we’ll have highs in the ’50’s.  Can’t wait to break out the tweed and corduroy.  Simple things make me happy.

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facebook and tweed…what has become of us?

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