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Duties New and Old

30 March 2011 This and That

On March 19th my son, Gus Howard Hebert, was born. Thanks for all of your well-wishes and congratulations. (Above is a photo of the little booger.)

My wife, Natalie, and I have been adjusting to our new family life. For almost nine years we have lived happily married and on our own. A year ago we acquired our dog, Maeby, and now we have a full-fledged family with a brand new little baby. In the last year we’ve gone from freewheeling to responsibility-laden.

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A Response to Ricky Gervais’s “Holiday Message”

20 December 2010 Ministry

Hot off the heels of my frustration with SparkLife, I decided to tackle Ricky Gervais’s “Holiday Message.” Due to its length, I will skip some stuff. I don’t feel like I’ve skipped anything particularly crucial, but correct me if I’m wrong. Let me also say that I think Gervais is a fantastic comedian. I love The Office and Extras.

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SparkLife: “Life as an Atheist”

16 December 2010 Ministry

This post is long. Deal with it!

One of my students recently referred me to a post on the SparkLife blog called “Life as an Atheist.” After reading the article, I remained annoyed, so I decided to post the article here and offer up some thoughts.

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“The Lord is My Light” — Alister McGrath

12 December 2010 Biblical Studies

Last night I had the pleasure of seeing Alister McGrath lecture at the Lanier Theological Library in northwest Houston. McGrath, a professor at Oxford with a doctorate in both molecular biophysics and divinity, is a scholar of the highest order and it was a real pleasure to see him in action.

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New School Year Draws Near

15 August 2010 Education

The 2010-2011 academic year begins tomorrow for Houston Christian High School (HCHS), which means that I’ll be fairly busy teaching classes. During the course of the school year, I hope to blog quite a bit about my experience for two reasons: new courses and new methods.

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