Accuweather snip from their website We in eastern Oklahoma are hunkering down for very cold temps and lots of snow. I am about to burst with thankfulness, though, and I want to say why. Graphic by Mary Findey Thankful for my hubby. He braves all kinds of conditions to drive his truck and earn a … Continue reading Sunday Snowstorm Thankfulness
CC BY-SA 3.0 Gina Carano by Gage Skidmore Created: 11 July 2015 from Wikipedia For a long time I didn't really know how to begin to express my thoughts on this "new" phenomenon of Cancel Culture. So many of my believing friends have expressed outrage and intent to boycott over the latest example, that of … Continue reading Confronting Cancel Culture
Editor’s note: This post is a partial examination of the article cited below. One of the authors, Ken Wolgemuth, gave Findley a PDF copy of the article with a request for comment. The article is written from an Old Earth Creationist (OEC) point of view. Findley comments on the Old Earth 14C dating suppositions and … Continue reading Radiocarbon Equilibrium – Post by Michael J. Findley
We hope soon to migrate to a new website on WordPress.org. In the meantime, I was trying to learn how to set up and manage the site elements. One of the things I wanted to do was experiment with a new theme, or layout, for the future site. But, to my great surprise, when my … Continue reading Awkward! But Maybe Better?
December of 2018 I released a different kind of short novel called His Sign: The Wait Is Over. I created it as a modern allegory, fictional, but intending to convey spiritual truth. I was kind of getting tired with the popular Nephilim obsession. His Sign: The Wait Is Over But, in the interest of giving … Continue reading His Sign 2: The Ezra Solution — New Release!
Cuneiform inscription found on the south side of the Van Castle hill, eastern Turkey. It's several metres tall and wide, 25 centuries old and the message comes from the Persian king Xerxes. In Old Persian, Babylonian and Elamite Bjørn Christian Tørrissen - Own work by uploader, http://bjornfree.com/galleries.html Wikipedia “Can you please reference some sources you used for your … Continue reading Ancient Sources — Post by Michael J. Findley
Some people are dog people. Some are cat people. I am both, but for many years we have had only cats because we have so many outside the home responsibilities and cats are better with being home alone. For eight years I rode in a semi with my hubby around the 48 states and Canada … Continue reading What My Daughter’s Cat Is Teaching Me
I am requesting readers and helpers for my first contemporary “how will they catch them” murder mystery, Mapped out Murders, which is also to some extent a police procedural. I have completed a draft of almost 74,000 words and have the basic story, characters, and steps in the process mostly the way I want them. … Continue reading Alpha/Beta Readers Wanted for Mapped Out Murders
Don't let Christmas shopping get you down! You don't have to get out of those fuzzy slippers to find great books and get to know great authors waiting to meet you! Please join us starting Monday December 10th and continuing through December 21st. Every day you can see what authors are up to. You could … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas: Authors want to meet readers and give you stuff!
In answer to a Quora question: What's the best way to learn the opposing side's arguments when it comes to politics? What is best varies from person to person. I read Plato’s Republic, then acquired an audio version to listen to it many times. Rather than the Communist Manifesto, Plato is the real foundation of the left. … Continue reading What Is the Best Way to Learn What Your Opponent Believes? — post by Michael J. Findley
From my author friend Russell Sherrard: My book "Genesis: Book of Beginnings" is FREE for 5 Days Monday, September 3 to Friday, September 7. This book is a Bible Study of the Book of Genesis in the Holy Bible. The Bible text used for this study is the King James Version (KJV). This Book is … Continue reading Book Giveaway With KDP Select Starting Tomorrow
This is the record of the life of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Matthew 1:1 The Jews knew the Law, the Old Testament, and understood the Messiah. This introduction to the first gospel ever written, just a few years after the resurrection of the Messiah, was either a declaration … Continue reading The Beginning of the Gospel — Post by Michael J. Findley
Westminster Shorter Catechism: “Man’s chief end is to glorify God and enjoy him forever.” Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:14 Let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in … Continue reading To Glorify God — Post by Michael J. Findley
Jesus and the disciples attended Jewish synagogues and temple worship. These services included stringed, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The book of Psalms was the hymn book of the second temple. After finishing the Passover meal they sang a hymn, presumably not a Psalm, and presumably without instruments, before walking across the Kidron Valley to … Continue reading Music In The Early Church — post by Michael J. Findley
https://youtu.be/ByudVxGNtr8 Lumen5 is an online video creation package we are currently subscribing to. For many years we hoped that we could quickly and easily create videos based on our blog and our books. We have purchased equipment and programs and tried free and paid services to do our video work. People often pay more attention … Continue reading Review of Lumen5 by Mary C. Findley
After the flood, the most rapid, massive cultural change on record is the Exodus. The time of the Exodus was a dramatic change for every culture on earth that we know about. Thousands of years before the label “Second Intermediate Period” existed, Jews, then Christians, then Muslims, understood that the Exodus was the destruction of … Continue reading Excerpt from Under the Sun: A Traditional View of Ancient History
Aldous Huxley called his Brave New World, "The nightmare of total organization ..." As one of the most widely read books written in the 20th century, many people, like myself, read it as an English requirement without spending much time thinking about it. "The nightmare of total organization, which I had situated in the seventh … Continue reading What Is Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World? — Post by Michael J. Findley
Sounds like Jerusalem and Judah had it pretty good, right? Look over that list of material provision (support system, food, water) and leadership (military, judiciary, teachers, advisers, craftsmen, and someone who may have been a charismatic speaker or influencer). The use of the phrase skillful enchanter gives us a hint that they weren’t sourcing any … Continue reading Isaiah Chapter 3: Culture of Youth and Beauty — Post by Mary C. Findley
What are “the last days?” According to many Bible teachers, they are the time when the Lord has returned to govern the earth. Some people think they want to go to Heaven and be with God forever. Some think we never actually go there, but will live forever on earth. The beginning of this chapter … Continue reading Isaiah Chapter Two — Post by Mary C. Findley
Isaiah was a prophet to four kings in Judah. His book is, in our modern version, 66 chapters long, the same as the number of the books in our Bible. Some have called it a microcosm of the whole Bible. Indeed, we can find many of the elements throughout the Bible in this one book, … Continue reading Isaiah Chapter One: The Price of Doing What You Want