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Bible Gateway Interviews Ken Boa

Life in the Presence of God has been out for one month now, and I’ve enjoyed interacting with those who’ve read the book. I recently conducted a written interview with Bible Gateway, answering questions such as, “What is a Christian’s ‘quiet time’ and why are you saying it’s not enough?” There I also share more about […]

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George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789

Original source of text: The Massachusetts Centinel, Wednesday, October 14, 1789 (see image of original news clipping) General Thanksgiving, by the PRESIDENT of the United States Of America, A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God—to obey His will—to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly […]

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Podcast with SES on Life in the Presence of God

“It’s not a matter of time but of intentionality.” Dr. Boa spoke recently with SES’s Adam Tucker on this and other themes of his new book, Life in the Presence of God (IVP, 2017). Listen to the podcast: Source: Southern Evangelical Seminary Purchase Life in the Presence of God here. 

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Great Books, Playwrights, & Poets (Ken Boa’s List)

Reading encourages you to slow down, think deeply, and make inferences or connections. It also aids your memories, especially if you underline or mark text while you read. This list of titles, compiled by Dr. Boa, includes many classics sure to challenge your thinking and outlook—books that will “bite and sting” (as James Houston put it). […]

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Peter: A Case Study in Character

This article is a continuation of the article “Growing in Character,” which we recommend reading first.  Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge, and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness, and in your godliness, […]

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