Author Archives: Dana Dill

About Dana Dill

I am a happy slave to Jesus, thankful husband to Chawna, delighted daddy to Daisy Jane & Penny Lane. I teach at Capo Valley Christian School & Biola University. I'm here on assignment (Acts 20:24).

Hello, I Am Your Idol

It’s easy for the word idol to seem irrelevant; a bygone concept belonging only to pagan people of history. Idols and idolatry don’t have anything to do with modern folks like us. We’re past that. We’re secular. We’re enlightened. We … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Reading the Whole Bible Should Excite You

In thinking about 2019, I have a hope for you, my beloved reader. I hope you read the whole Bible in 2019. Before you let feelings of guilt and anxiety arise, know this this isn’t a whip crack to duty, … Continue reading

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Read the Whole Bible in 2019

Tomorrow begins 2019, God help us. If you are like many, you have a list of resolutions to improve yourself in the new year. And, like Sam says, that’s a good thing when done with the cross in mind. May … Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes from “Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone”

Earlier this year I began and (eagerly) finished the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. I loved the books immensely and agree with all the hype. Few have Rowlings ability to grip the reader with every page and bring such … Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes from “Washington: A Life”

In an effort to try and read more widely, I recently decided to work through one biography on each American President. So, first up, George Washington. Going off the rave reviews I’ve seen, I chose Ron Chernow’s, “Washington: A Life” … Continue reading

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How the Bible is Like & Unlike Every Other Book

Kevin Vanhoozer: (The Bible) is like every other book because it has human authors. It is unlike every other book because (1) it has God for its ultimate author; (2) it has God (Jesus Christ) as its ultimate content; (3) … Continue reading

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Life is Impossible Without Faith

Ben Myers: In North Africa toward the end of the fourth century, Augustine pointed out that life would be impossible without trust. Most of the things we know about the world are really things we believe on the basis of … Continue reading

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