Remembering Rod Whitacre: The Ukulele Evangelist

Posted on May 8, 2024
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In early 2023, the Rev. Dr. Rod Whitacre sat in a hospital bed, reflecting on his life with his son Chad. He was receiving treatment for lymphoma and would soon decide to come home to hospice care. Together that day, they remembered Rod’s many published contributions to New Testament studies, including the IVP New Testament…

A Tribute to Thomas McKenzie

Posted on August 24, 2021
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Thomas avoids the temptation to turn Anglicanism into a subject to merely be dissected, instead choosing to be a guide along the way as someone is seeking to be formed as a Christian, and as an Anglican. I vividly remember sitting in my car in the parking lot of the Music and Arts store here,…

J.I. Packer: A Remembrance

Posted on July 23, 2020
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A letter arrived at our house just before Christmas. It was addressed to our then 4-year-old daughter, Anne Tyler; the envelope had two, silly stickers on the back. The letter itself was a single sheet, simply covered with stickers. It read, “You made a card for me, now I have made a card for you.”…