Matthew Umbarger

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  • posted about Ticket Purchases on Facebook 2015-06-29 15:53:27 -0500
    Just made a donation to Eighth Day Institute. The upcoming Inkling Festival (July 17-18) is going to be incredible!

  • commented on Tolkien's Grace-Filled Time Bomb: A Testimony 2015-06-29 15:44:39 -0500
    Thanks for your comment, Daniel. I have always felt that I was surely not the only one to have had such experiences, but rarely do I meet anyone who overtly identifies with my story.

    “Educating Children with Tolkien” would make another excellent topic for meditation! Of course, Ellen Awe has an excellent entry on this site about doing this very thing with Narnia.
  • donated 2018-07-25 01:12:00 -0500

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A farmer's son and student of ancient Near Eastern literature seeking out God's purposes. Now serving as the pastoral associate at St. Patrick's in Chanute, KS.
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