Everyone's Blog in Christian Teaching

31 Mar 2019

To Ken

Submitted by John T Reagan

If you have ever read literature written by someone from Scotland you have likely run across a word we don't use much over here in America.  That word is "ken".  To define it in American English one would say it means (in its verb form) "to understand".  Unfortunately, that definition only gets to part of the meaning of "ken".  When we think of understanding something – say a scientific research problem or maybe just why a friend is behaving the way he is behaving – we think in terms of taking our accumulated knowledge (a whole lot of facts and observations) and analyzing until we arrive at

21 Jan 2019

The Jason Bourne Movies

Submitted by John T Reagan

It seems to have become a Saturday night tradition in the Reagan household to eat pizza and watch a movie.  We like, on occasion, to watch a good spy thriller and the last two Saturday evenings we watched the first two movies in the Jason Bourne series.  This isn't really a review, by the way, and I'm not even going to recommend that you watch the movies.  The movies were very dark, missing almost completely any portrayal of human goodness.  (The second movie was even darker than the first.)  What is prompting me to write this morning is that the ending scenes of the second movie highlight

9 Mar 2017

Continuing Efforts...

Submitted by John T Reagan

I've been continuing my efforts to finish A Primer on Spiritual Warfare, a blog I wrote while we were attempting to plant a new church, Living Water Fellowship, in Butte, Montana.  There are a couple of new posts there and here's a link to it.  It is an on-going project, so I suggest you follow it to get notifications of when I post.  If you haven't read the beginning of the blog (and are interested in the topic) scroll down to the bottom and read from th

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