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We’ve Moved!

March 8, 2012

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As a general public service announcement… We’ve officially moved! For the last several weeks the Gentleman Adventurer has been blogging from a new, add-free site over at gentlemanadventurer.org. This old site will go down, eventually, but in the meantime I’d like to direct your reads and your comments in that general direction. See you there! […]

My Range Won’t Let Me: The Theory Behind Your Range Time

December 7, 2011

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The following post is an excerpt from My Range Won’t Let Me, an eBook discussing the issues that most of us face in trying to train realistically and effectively in restrictive environments. To read the rest of the article, you can download the book when it becomes available this January. Mostly, I want this book […]

Paganism and Western Culture

December 5, 2011

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Christmas and other holidays aside, Western Civilization as we know it has some distinctly pagan roots and traditions. To claim otherwise is to ignore thousands of years of history, to misunderstand and misinterpret the culture in which God has placed you, and to ultimately miss out on some important opportunities to confront the culture for […]

What the Bible Says About Holidays

December 2, 2011

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It’s a fact that nowhere in Scripture are we commanded to celebrate Christmas. In fact, under the New Covenant, the Bible does not establish any holidays whatsoever. What that means is – and we need to be up-front about this – is that any celebration of any holiday is strictly optional. Some holidays, such as […]

My Range Won’t Let Me

November 30, 2011

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For the month of December here at the Gentleman Adventurer, I’ll be posting a series of excerpts and photos from a new eBook I’m working on entitled My Range Won’t Let Me. The purpose of the book is to help establish meaningful training exercises for “normal” shooters – every day people who need to develop and maintain […]

How Pagan is Christmas?

November 28, 2011

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Each year, one of the dilemmas we face at our church is how big of a deal to make over Christmas and Christmas decorations. While to the world at large, nothing would seem more natural than making “Jesus the reason for the season,” there are a good deal of Christians (who love Jesus very much) […]

The Real Story of Thanksgiving

November 23, 2011

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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 to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me to “recommend to the people of the United States […]