Authorized on Lexicon Valley

by Dec 12, 2017KJV, Linguistics3 comments

Check out my interview with John McWhorter on his Lexicon Valley podcast! McWhorter actually read the book, and I concur with him when he says in the piece, “I get it, Mark.” He does, he clearly does. I’m praying that a lot of Christians join him in getting it.

And for you faithful blog readers, here’s a small bonus part of the interview that got cut from the final product:

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  1. Scott Aniol

    Nice job, Mark. Congrats.

  2. Jay Cross

    Really enjoyed listening to the podcast, Mark. Keep up the good work. Just prayed that God would continue to give you grace, strength, and wisdom for the work he’s called you to.

    • Mark Ward

      Thank you so much, Jay. I appreciate your kind word—and your prayer. Means a lot.


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