I’ve been immensely blessed to get to spend Thanksgiving with my in-laws (who live on the other side of the United States), and to have some wonderful and spiritually enriching conversations with my father-in-law as well. My father-in-law is an elder in the Christian Reformed Church of North America (the American descendants of the Christelijke Gereformeerde Kerken Nederlands) and seems to always be able to come up with thought-provoking questions to toss at me after dinner.
I’m sure that at least some of you are waiting with bated breath for the next installment of the Romans 9 series, and are wondering why it isn’t up yet.
My answer is this: I’m swamped.
I’ve got three different twenty-five page papers due in the next week; they are all (pretty much) finished, but I’m buried under a reading load that is simply unreal. I’m trying to bulk blog the other posts in the series, but they’re a bit technical on the Greek side of things, so I’m constantly editing and re-editing them to try and make them more understandable for an audience which isn’t completely familiar with the nuances of Koine. This means that for the first time ever, we’ll have charts (!) here at Southern Reformation.
Rest assured, I haven’t forgotten ya’ll…I’m just trying not to fail out of any classes!