Category Archives: Memoriam
It seems appropriate, though unfortunate, on this Memorial Day to remember two Christian scholars that have passed away this past week. Kenneth Bailey was the author of the very popular book Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes (IVP Academic). During my time at … Continue reading
In the past couple of weeks the Christian industry has been hit by a couple of major losses. We have seen the death of seminary professor and author of the Ryrie Study Bible, Charles Ryrie; author of the 40-volume “House of … Continue reading
It was five years ago today that my son Joshua died. As has become common at this time of year my thoughts of him are vivid and more frequent than ever. A couple of weeks ago my wife and two … Continue reading
The founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), Paul Crouch, passed away from degenerative heart disease. He is survived by his wife (Jan); two sons, Paul Jr. and Matthew; and several grandchildren. Crouch was often criticized and a target of controversy for … Continue reading
We are praying for the friends and family of these men who in their respective fields made great contributions. Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop – see here Biblical scholar Ralph P. Martin – see here
Our local community is mourning the death of James Grier, Distinguished Professor of Philosophical Theology at Cornerstone University and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. I met Dr. Grier only a couple of times. Once at a book table that I did … Continue reading
I salute the memory of those members of our Armed Forces who cannot be with us this day to enjoy their friends and family.