Religious/Spiritual

#2- Desire of Ages/Messiah

Posted  March 5, 2020  by  Duane Covrig

The second most influential book in my life has been Ellen G. White’s (1827-1915) Desire of Ages and Jerry D. Thomas’ amazing paraphrase of that book, Messiah. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND BOTH. Thomas has done a masterful job paraphrasing White’s classic. … Continue reading

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Religious/Spiritual

Duane’s Top Ten Books

Posted  February 1, 2020  by  Duane Covrig

I have been reading books for about 50 years. The next few posts review the most influential books in my life. This list has shifted over time as I have added new readings. I will spend more time on my … Continue reading

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Religious/Spiritual

Series: Doing a Christian Ethic of Love from a Bible full of Bloodshed.

Posted  November 3, 2019  by  Duane Covrig

When I present my services as a Christian ethicist, I immediately feel several insufficiencies. My lack of love meter twitches in my mind as lower than desired: Why even talk about a love ethic, when I am so far from … Continue reading

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Social

Christian Influence

Posted  October 9, 2019  by  Duane Covrig

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matt 5:16 This is probably the best single call to… leadership, self-development, vocation, Christian living, Christian influence and the abundant … Continue reading

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Education & Human Development

Risk: Nothing Ventured-Nothing Gained

Posted  May 25, 2019  by  Duane Covrig

A recent post on my favorite blog–Institute for Faith, Work and Economics,– corresponded with my morning devotion. I thought I would share ideas from both. Tim Hoerr’s post on Why Worship Involves Risk shows how it takes initiative and risk … Continue reading

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