Phil Duttry, Author at DUDEronomy

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Four Lessons Bible College Couldn’t Teach Me

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The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of papers and memories. My time at Bible College is quickly coming to an end, and as I approach graduation I am reminded of just how far the Lord has brought me from the angry, punk rocker that started in 2010. This journey has been a long…

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The Sin of Comparison

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Going to college as a married student isn’t as easy as one would think. Sure, I have the support and adoration of a wife and daughter to remind me of why I am here. But the struggles that result from our situation isn’t what one would call easy. It has been a blessing in many…

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The Wall of Separation and the Crumbling of Freedom

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Anyone that has been paying any sort of attention to any media outlets over the last few years has inevitably seen the cultural shift that has taken place. Gone are the days when one can freely and openly express their religious conviction in the public realm. Sure, one can openly go to the religious center…

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Benchmade Mini-Griptillian: A Quick Review

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There are some items that all of us never leave the house without. Usually it involves some variation of wallet, cellphone, keys, purse (or those “tactical man bags, which we all know are just fancy camouflage purses with MOLLE). For me, you will never see me without the four staples: 1.) Keys 2.) Wallet 3.)…

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Are Feminists Anti-Pleasure Now?

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  Recently an article was published by Cosmo that made the claim that any man that desires to satisfy his partner sexually is sexist. Yes, you read that right. It seems that the feminist movement has gone so far off the deep end that a man trying to please his spouse is sexist. Think about…

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Always Prepared: A Lesson From the Forest

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Growing up in the city there were several things that I thought I would never see in my life. Since Cleveland is not known for natural disasters, I never had a need to prepare for one. In my mind, hurricanes were up there with a Browns Super Bowl as something I thought would never happen….

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Big Things Come in Small Packages-The Gerber Shard

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There are few products that give me reason to pause. Usually when I buy something  I have given enough thought that I am not too surprised. Sure, there are times I buy on a whim but that usually happens when I am in a bookstore. And that only happens if I see a Nicholas Sparks book on sale. Yes,…

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Just One More

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Born to a World War 1 veteran in Lynchburg Virginia in 1919, Desmond Doss was not your typical boy. Raised in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Desmond was taught a strong pacifistic nature from a young age that would eventually be his motivation for enlisting in the United States Army. Not one to be easily…

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Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

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Every Tuesday morning, after my New Testament class, I head over to the library and grab myself a cup of coffee before I clock in for work. I typically find myself joined with several other students who have felt the call to grab a cup as well. Once the coffee has been poured and that…

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Too Stressed to be Blessed

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Living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) isn’t fun. It is not something that can be reduced to a basic desire to be clean, tidy, and organized. Those desires are not characteristics of a mental disorder, that’s called being an adult. For the last 10 years I have lived with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; the real OCD…

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