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February 6, 2014

This week's upload is a day early, because I may have somewhere to go tomorrow.

E-Books: Did a bit each on the e-books answering questions on apologetics for Christian parents, Easter traditions, and slavery -- though most of the work was on the first one.

Website Update: I finished all the main folders (uz, qt, books) and started on the indexes. Those will take the rest of next week, probably.

Film Projects: One new TektonTV vid this week. Alos completed the first draft of the Hitler DVD. Now it's time to tweak.

Blogs: The Ticker has one new post. Deeper Waters has reviews of The Early Text of the New Testament, my book on conspiracy theories, and part 12 of a series on Carrier's Sense and Goodness Without God.


January 31, 2014

E-Books: The e-book on conspriacy theories is up! I will now enter into a period where I have three e-books going at once. The one answering questions on apologetics for Christian parents, and the one on Easter traditions, will be short term projects joined by a long term one on slavery.

Website Update: I concentrated on smaller folders and got several done (gk, jesusexist, caf, sab, harmonize, jedp, doherty, esch, jesusclaims, ntdocdef, tomb, copycat, qm, whatis). I just have three bigs ones to go, plus some miscellaneous material like the indexes.

Film Projects: No new TektonTV vids this week other than a promo for the newest e-book.

Blogs: The Ticker has two new posts. Deeper Waters has three book reviews: When God Goes to Starbucks, A Serrated Edge, and Blessed Assurance. There's also a post on end times interpretation and a podcast announcement for guest Mark Goodacre.


January 24, 2014

Next week I have some USDA meetings to attend, so things will slow down a bit.

E-Books: The e-book on conspriacy theories is almost ready to go and will be launched next week with the title Jesus Was a Mushroom and Other Lies You Won't Believe. I also did a bit mores on the one answering questions on apologetics for Christian parents, and will also start one on Easter traditions after I get the conspiracy theory one going.

Website Update: Finished working on files in "lp" folder and started on those in the "gk" folder.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week. Also made a big jump on the Hitler DVD; I now have the first full draft about 2/3 done. Maybe we can get this into the distributor's hands by the end of next month!

E-Block: Finished and published the Janaury 2014 issue.

Blogs: The Ticker has two new posts. Deeper Waters has three book reviews: A Manual for Creating Atheists, Defending the Resurrection (yep, mine), and You Bet Your Life. There's also a podcast announcement for guest Freda Bush.


January 17, 2014

E-Books: Same as last week: The e-book on conspriacy theories continues to be edited, and I'm still working on the one answering questions on apologetics for Christian parents.

Website Update: Finished working on files in "af" folder and started on those in the "lp" folder.

Film Projects: 1 new TektonTV vid this week. Also got most of the main narrative recorded for the Hitler DVD, and now I need to go back and arrange the material.

Blogs: The Ticker has two new posts. Deeper Waters has three more parts in the review of Sense and Goodness Without God (one, two, three) and a funny "gothca" on a fake critic.

Also, a bulletin: Theologyweb is slowly inching its way back to life. Join in!


January 10, 2014

E-Books: The e-book on conspriacy theories continues to be edited, and I;m still working on the one answering questions on apologetics for Christian parents.

Website Update: Finished working on files in the "TULIP" folder and started on those in the "af" folder. I decided to let close editing of articles wait until after I installed thew new template all over the site.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week. I also added some of my own narrative to the Hitler DVD.

Blogs: The Ticker had two posts. Deeper Waters had two book reviews: Letters to a Young Progressive and The Question of Canon. There was also a personal post on a beauty pageant Nick's wife participated in, and a podcast annoucement for guest Clinton Wilcox.


January 3, 2014

Happy New Year, all! Here's what's freshest:

E-Books: Finished the draft of the e-book on conspriacy theories, and it's now being edited. Also started the next e-book, a brief one answering questions on apologetics for Christian parents.

Website Update: Still working on files in the "TULIP" folder.

Film Projects: 1 new TektonTV vid this week. Also have to redo a "live" scene for the DVD on Christmas traditions, tomorrow.

Blogs: The Ticker had one posts of my own, and a link to another on Deeper Waters. Deeper Waters also had book reviews of Money, Greed and God, and The Swedish Atheist, The Scuba Diver, and Other Apologetic Rabbit Trails; the latest on Norman Geisler and inerrancy; Part 8 of a look at Carrier's Sense and Goodness Without God, and the weekly podcast announcement, with guest Gretchen Passantino Coburn.


December 27, 2013

E-Books: Did more chapters for the e-book on conspriacy theories. Also plotted a couple of new topics for e-books.

Website Update: Still working on files in the "TULIP" folder.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week, but one was a news item I didn't feature. Also did that "live" scene for the Hitler DVD, but will have to redo the scene for the DVD on Christmas traditions.

Blogs: The Ticker had two posts. Deeper Waters has part 6 on Sense and Goodness Without God, comments on the Duck Dynasty debacle, a review of Killing Jesus, some thoughts on Christmas Eve, and a podcast announcement for guest David Robertson.


December 20, 2013

E-Books: Did more chapters for the e-book on conspriacy theories.

Website Update: Still working on files in the "TULIP" folder.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week. Plus I prepared some script lines for a "live" scene from the Hitler DVD, and a planned DVD on Christmas traditions, which I hope to have filmed tomorrow.

Blogs: The Ticker had two posts. Deeper Waters has 3 parts in a series on Sense and Goodness Without God (, five, one, two).


December 13, 2013

E-Books: Did several chapters for the e-book on conspriacy theories. Most of the chapters in this one are short and of narrow subject matter, so I can get a lot done at one stroke.

Website Update: Still working on files in the "TULIP" folder.

E-Block: Finished article on the use of the number "42" in the Bible. I'll also pick 1-2 of the chapters from the conspriacy book for the next issue. I'm ahead of pace right now, so I may hold on this one.

Film Projects: 3 new TektonTV vids this week.

Blogs: The Ticker has a guest response on the salvation of the Jews. Deeper Waters has a review of our Christmas e-book (see front page) and another post on Christmas beginnings, plus 3 parts in a series on Sense and Goodness Without God (one, two, three).


December 6, 2013

E-Books: Now that the Christmas book is up, I went back to work on the e-book on conspiracy theories. That will occupy me a while.

Website Update: Still working on files in the "TULIP" folder.

E-Block: Put up the new issue and plotted the next one, then started on an article for it, on the use of the number "42" in the Bible.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week.

Blogs: The Ticker hasa book review of Burnett's Where is God?, and a commentary on pastoral neglect of apologetics coming home to roost. Deeper Waters has posts on arguing from silence, being informed, and heaven and hell.


November 29, 2013

E-Books: Yes, the new e-book is up. It's titled Christmas is Pagan and Other Myths.

Website Update: We're still working on files in the "TULIP" folder.

E-Block: Finished an article on the scarcity of scribal resources in the Biblical world. The new issue will go up early next week.

Film Projects: 3 new TektonTV vids this week, including a promo for the e-book. Plus for the DVD version of Hitler's Christianity, added more guest voice work.

Blogs: The Ticker has had two new posts. So has Deeper Waters: One on lessons from a cut, and a podcast announcement for guest Dr. Paul Maier.


November 22, 2013

Website Update: We're working on files in the "TULIP" folder.

E-Books: Switched over to finalization work on the e-book on Christmas as an alleged pagan holiday. We'll look to have this out the day after Thanksgiving.

E-Block: Did some work on an article on the scarcity of scribal resources in the Biblical world.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week, plus for the DVD version of Hitler's Christianity, added more guest voice work. .

Blogs: The Ticker has a past E-Block item on the concept of the economic Trinity.

Deeper Waters has two podcast announcements. One is on my appearance this week to discuss Hitler's Christianity. The other is on last week's guest, John Granger. There's also a posts on judging.

Finally we'd like to feature an item on the Resurrection by a hopeful talent.


November 15, 2013

Website Update: I finished converting the articles on "Liberated Christians" -- see a sample here. We're now working on files in the "TULIP" folder. This is just the start of a process that will probably take at least a year.

E-Books: Continued work on the e-book on conspriacy theories. At present, this is mostly modifying chapters that also appeared in the earlier response to Know Your Enemy. Soon I'll start on some new subjects for this expanded work.

Film Projects: 1 new TektonTV vid this week, plus background work on another that will be released next week. For the DVD version of Hitler's Christianity, added more guest voice work. .

Blogs: The Ticker has a gues post reviewing Aslan's Zealot, and Part 1 of an extended look at Peter Boghossian's Manual for Creating Atheists.

Deeper Waters has posts on justification, Paul's faith, and Harry Potter.

We'd also like to bring attention to an item by J. W. Montgomery on Wikipedia, and an effort by Ken Gentry to write a commentary on Revelation.


November 8, 2013

Website Update: We're beginning today on a test folder to implement the new inside page design. I'll be converting the articles on "Liberated Christians" first to see how that goes.

E-Books: Continued work on the e-book on conspriacy theories.

Film Projects: 3 new TektonTV vids this week. I also have to start disabling comments on older vids on the channel, because YouTube has instituted a laborious comment management system intended to plug for their "Google Plus" pages. I'm not interested in helping them with that, since I'm on YT fo business, not socializing. It'll take me a few days to disable comments for older vids. For the DVD version of Hitler's Christianity, added more guest voice work. That will be all I can do on it until my guest can record some more.

E-Block: Prepped several items for the next issue. We just have one more to do, but the next issue isn't until December, so this will be all we do on it for a while.

Blogs: The Ticker has a post responding yet again to a critic of Hitler's Christianity, and the Forge has part 3 and last of a series on harsh language.

Deeper Waters has podcast annoucements for guests David Wood and Greg Ganssle, a post on God killing enemies, and book reviews of The Case for the Psalms and well as our own Hitler's Christianity.


November 1, 2013

E-Books: Continued work on the e-book on Christmas and also did some substantial work on the e-book on conspriacy theories.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week. For the DVD version of Hitler's Christianity, I worked with one of my guest voice providers, and we got part way through.

E-Block: Loaded the new issue.

Blogs: The Ticker has a post on blood moons and eschatology, plus another reply to an atheist on Hitler's Christianity. The Forge has Part 2 of a look at the issue of harsh language.

Deeper Waters has podcast announcement for guest Brent Sandy, some remarks on Pliny, on fighting unarmed opponents, a review of The Demon Haunted World, a post on the task of relationships, and a post on whether Christians should celebrate Halloween.

Finally, a reader has issued a sixth item responding to Zeitgeist.


October 25, 2013

Now that we feature the latest materials on the front page of the site, I'll use this update space to sum up all ministry work for the week, with relation to the material listed in the Ministry Manifesto.

E-Books: Continued work on the e-book on Christmas. This will likely be done early next month.

Film Projects: 2 new TektonTV vids this week. For the DVD version of Hitler's Christianity, I completed a rough audio version and got some feedback from experts. At their suggestion, I'll be asking one of special voice actors to redo my own part as narrator. We'll have him do that in a couple of weeks.

E-Block: Did an item reviewing a book on near death experiences, and started a reply to old material from a former Skeptical nemesis.

Blogs: The Ticker has a post on Zeitgeist and Mithra, and the Forge has a look at the issue of harsh language.

Deeper Waters has a podcast announcement for guest Benjamin Wiker, posts on Christianity and the Japanese, and historiography, and book reviews of The Lost World of Scripture and Lies Your Sunday School Teacher Told You.

A reader has also released a final installment in a book series on pagan copycat claims.


October 18, 2013

Two new TektonTV vids this week:

The Ticker has two responses to an atheist critic of the Hitler e-book (one, two).

Deeper Waters has a podcast announcement for guest Jeff Harshbarger, some remarks on Joseph Atwill, a review of Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics, and a part 2 post on conversion.

We also have a plug for a reader's book, You Bet Your Life.


October 11, 2013

We have the first appearance of our new look on the site; the front page is revamped, and the rest will follow in time.

We also have the 2014 Ministry Manifesto posted. Have a look at what's ahead for Tekton and how you can help make it happen!

We have two new TektonTV vids this week:

Our one Ticker post this week is an informational link on the Amish fulfillment of Biblical community.

Deeper Waters has a book review of Hardwired, plus postings on reading choices and separating life from religion.

We'd also like to plug a reader website here.


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