Author Archives: austinpconner

About austinpconner

I am originally from St. Louis, MO, and graduated from MU in 2007 and have been on staff with Veritas for almost 4 years. In addition to being on staff, I am a full time student at Covenant Seminary in St. Louis. One more minor detail: my wife Polly and I had our first child last June - Adelyn Grace Conner.

The Story of Christianity

I’ve been reading through a book called The Story of Christianity by Justo Gonzalez, which chronicles the history of The Church from the time of Christ all the way up to modern day.  I’m reading the first volume (Christ to … Continue reading

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Cooperating with God

Last year I took a class at Covenant Seminary called Apologetics and Outreach taught by Jerram Barrs (he has spoken at the last two Lux conferences).  The class is about how best to communicate the Gospel to unbelievers in a … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Public School Teacher

It is the second week of school and the cafeteria is full of 150 hustling, bustling, loud, nervous, awkward middle schoolers. Their social studies teacher is a bright-eyed, excited, partially naive 22 year old. He has been going from table … Continue reading

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Dating for Dummies

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a manual in the Bible about dating in the 21st century? Biblical Dating for Dummies? It could have the topics you’re supposed to talk about on a first date, or give a list … Continue reading

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Knowledge and Wisdom at Dinner

What is knowledge? According to my widget dictionary, knowledge is facts, info, and skills acquired by a person through experience. What is wisdom? Dictionary widget tells me it is the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment. I’m glad … Continue reading

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