Pioneering Movements: A Book Review

As one who is supervising the writing of a Master’s thesis over the course of this year on the topic of church planting, I was thrilled to receive a review copy from IVP on the notion of pioneering movements. What is especially helpful about this volume is its practical application to the multiplication (and not simply addition) of those participating in the job of planting churches and the planting itself.

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Read More

For the last several years I’ve provided my congregation with several potential Bible reading plans included in our Sunday bulletin the first of…

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New Classes and Why I Love My Job

Excited about a few courses I’ve designed being added to the catalog (Lord willing): BIBL 336 The Former Prophets (Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel,…

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Enjoying Worship

This evening as I was preparing for my Bible Study group, when I happened upon a quote by G. H. Mallone (Furnace of…

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The Lost Treasure of Ugarit

It appears that the SYFY channel is making a movie about my life as an Ugaritic scholar. They even got my wife, Jenn,…

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Book Exchange

Thanks to Jason Gardner I will be reading a new book soon: Cynthia L. Miller, ed., The Verbless Clause in Biblical Hebrew: Linguistic…

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Biblio-bloggers Unite

Perhaps one of the most enjoyable (and immediately applicable) sessions I attended at SBL in Chicago was the Biblio-bloggers session. John Hobbins made…

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Re-Thinking the Ten Commandments

So I’ve been rethinking the “ten commandments” (or, better, according to the Hebrew the “decalogue” or “ten words” עֲשֶׂ֖רֶת הַדְּבָרִֽים).  There is often…

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I've Moved!

No, I haven’t moved away from Karlstad, MN, but I have moved my blog from wadholm.blogspot.com to rickwadholmjr.wordpress.com (apparently the plain old “wadholm”…

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