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Summer Update

Several of you have asked about my health and my summer sabbatical, so here's a quick update.

Two weeks ago, I was cleared by the Drs. to return to normal duties (I have), and I feel great.  I did have cancer--you know the kind you get if you don't go to the doctor, if you don't have your colonoscopy at age 50, and if you don't have the polyps removed before they turn nasty? 

But the prognosis is very good--no sign of any spread, no chemo required.  I'll not make that mistake again, and will monitor things closely from now on.  Thank you so much for the prayers and well-wishes.  They were greatly appreciated and evidently, quite effectual.  God has blessed me with good health (so far) and a strong constitution, so it was a good thing for me to deal with a serious illness and my own mortality.  Such things change you in deep and profound ways, and for that, I am very thankful!  Psalm 116 has a new depth of meaning to me.

As for writing projects, I have completed the draft of my commentary on 1 Corinthians (it is undergoing final edits).  You can check it out here: Lectio Continua.  It should be released early in 2013.  I'll keep you posted.

I've been working on another project for the last month (I can't tell you about it yet, but will when I get publication info from the publisher).  I'll keep you posted about this as well.  I'm pretty excited about it.

Getting these two projects wrapped up should clear the deck so I can finally finish up my two kingdoms book (which is about 2/3's complete).

When I return to my duties at Christ Reformed in mid-August, I'll begin a new series on the Gospel of John.

The picture of me and Micki was taken at a wedding in May. 

Reader Comments (5)

Great news, Kim. I didn't know about the third writing project over the past month, so I'll be eager to check out that one as well as the other 2. Greatly looking forward to seeing you in Slidell come November!
July 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBrian
Great news Dr. Riddlebarger! Wonderful. I'm also glad to hear about the progress on your writing projects. May the Lord continue to bless you and your wife with many more years of health and service.
July 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDoug
I will keep praying for you. I'm also one of those that never goes to a doctor except for meds once a year for a sinus infection. It is not too smart.

July 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLloyd I. Cadle
Dr. Riddlebarger,

I was excited to see your name on the line-up of commentators in the Lectio Continua series. If you're interested, I just finished a review of the first volume - Galatians, by J.V. Fesko. In addition to the review, I was privileged to interview Dr. Fesko as well as Dr. Payne on my blog. The links are below...

"Talking Galatians w/ J.V. Fesko" (interview) -

"The Lectio Continua Method w/ Rev. Dr. Jon D. Payne" (interview) -

"REVIEW: Galatians (LCECNT) by J.V. Fesko" -

Glad to hear you're well!

July 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKevin Fiske
Some of us (those abroad who follow your every move!) never knew of your condition. Thanks for the boldness to share it now.
I will continue to pray for your health, Dr Riddlebarger.
Grace and peace.
July 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJacques

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