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May 21, 2014

BY STEVE DUNN “Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them.Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.” -Ecclesiastes 12:2     There was a time, at least at some point in college, later in seminary, and towards the end of my doctoral project that I could have […]


September 20, 2013

Biblical Joy has 25 formal followers via Google and email and 968 Facebook followers.  It is gratifying that you have something useful on this site.  As we move forward, I would like your input on passages or books that you’d like to study or maybe biblical themes.  This helps me plan in useful ways. – […]


November 18, 2012

Since July I have been on a spiritual and professional journey.  I resigned as Lead Pastor from the church I had been serving for nearly 11 years. I had taken them to a point in their vision as a congregation that required a pastor who was led to focus more locally for a season and […]


June 19, 2012

I originated this blog in2010 primarily to provide an on-line Bible study for people of my congregation who desired to be a part of an inductive Bible study but whose work and lifestyles made it impossible to attend the available conventional small groups within the church. That worked very well for a couple of years, […]


February 10, 2012

Many of you know that I am on sabbatical.  My promise to the church was I would rest and not work.  Writing is one of joys, but this Bible study is also tied to my work as Lead Pastor at the Church of God of Landisville.  I hope this explains why there have been so […]


December 22, 2011

Bob Frey is a member of this Bible study through his wife Barb.  He has a severe hearing problem and this is the first Bible study he says where his inability to hear did not matter.  Bob has a kidney failing and will require another transplant, but this past has been filling up with fluids […]

HE’S BACK !!!!!!!

October 26, 2011

Those of you who are part of the flock know that I didn’t die, but i have been running around like crazy.  For a whole lot of reason I just had neither the energy nor the inspiration to write this Bible study.  Feeling a little better now. I have slowed down a bit and am […]


July 4, 2011

My postings on Biblical Joy have slowed significantly.  Since returning from a week working in church camp I have been battling first allergies and now bronchitis.  This has necessitated my cutting back on work and choosing rest (when I wasn’t hacking and coughing) over blogging.  I am improving with the bronchitis, but my energy level […]


May 25, 2011

I am on vacation for the next eleven days, my first in five  months.  My intention, with the encouragement of my elders, is to do ministry work until this sabbath is over. So unless I get inspired or bored, look for the next post about Ephesians 6 on Sunday, June 5th.  Thanks for your understanding.


March 25, 2011

BIBLICAL JOY is going on a brief hiatus while I go on retreat. You can read about the retreat at LIFEMATTERS.