Author Archives: Michael Spence

Signpost: The Book of Galatians

STOP TRYING TO BE A KID AGAIN

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Signpost: The Book of Job

WHEN LIFE HURTS KNOWING WHO TRUMPS KNOWING WHY

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Let’s help a most deserving family: Tee Morris and Sonic Boom

Awhile back I identified Tee Morris as a “servant-leader” in the world of podcasting and new media.1 One quality of a servant-leader is that he or she earns our respect and obedience by setting an example of dedication — not … Continue reading

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A blessed Christmas(time) to you all!

erry Christmas to you and yours, from all of us here at the Scriptorium! Whichever holidays you choose to celebrate, we hope that you find this a time of peace — and that you will come to know the Creator … Continue reading

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We have a winner!

Ladies and gentlemen, let me proudly announce that the estimable Elisabeth Waters has passed the 50,000-word finish line, making her a winner in the 2009 National Novel Writing Month. Reviving Fate is officially a going concern. To prepare for it, … Continue reading

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Nathan Lowell and Brand Gamblin: Workingman’s SF

Clerk’s Log, MJDate 55153.21: *ahem* As I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted …  Tales of space encounters abound in the annals of SFF literature, from the romances of Cyrano de Bergerac to H.G. Wells’s The First Men … Continue reading

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Nathan Lowell and Brand Gambli[ CONTENT OVERRIDE: KILROY2.0 IS HERE!!! ]

Clerk’s Log, MJDate 55131.5: Although Labor Day is well behind us, the Fourth Quarter of 2009 is just under way. On that businesslike note, therefore, allow me to highlight some stories you might wish to investigate.

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Signpost: The Book of Ecclesiastes

BEEN THERE DONE THAT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

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About the “prime directive”

In his parting words Jesus said, “You shall be my witnesses.” He did not say, “Over there are two truckloads of rocks, boys. You know what to do.”

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Three servant-leaders in social media

Item IV.D of the preceding philosophy of education gives the rationale for what, in the American evangelical church, is commonly called “servant leadership.” It’s the idea that true leadership has less to do with someone’s outward signs of rank than … Continue reading

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