1. Guidelines for Posting Comments
2. Abbreviations
3. Copyright Guidelines
4. Privacy Policy
5. FTC Disclosures
6. Site Credits
7. Contact us

1. Guidelines for Posting Comments

Thank you for your interest in using this blog. To ensure that all users enjoy a positive experience, generally comments posted to the blog will be evaluated before they go “live.”  Our guidelines include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Please stay on topic.
  • Please be brief and to the point.
  • Please be courteous in your comments, especially if you disagree with the author.
  • Please do not post the same comment more than one time.

The following will not be posted:

  • Obscene, foul, threatening, abusive, hateful, racist or sexually explicit language
  • Personal attacks; bullying
  • Harsh and/or negative reference to other people or organizations
  • Advertisements or solicitations

Your contact info or personal information such as e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, etc. – unless you give us permission to post it and we believe that it in our best interest to include it
Someone else’s personal information such as e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, etc.

Disclaimer:  We do not necessarily agree with or endorse the views expressed in the comments sections of this blog. We reserve the right to add or change these guidelines at any time.

2. Abbreviations

Abbreviations include:

  • ESV – English Standard Version
  • ESVSB – English Standard Version Study Bible published by Crossway Bibles
  • NAS – New American Standard Bible
  • NIV – New International Version

3. Copyright Guidelines

I am giving you permission to use materials on for personal study and/or in group settings. Since the material is copyrighted, please mention our website ( when using all or part of this material in a public setting. We encourage you to create a link from your personal website or your church’s site to Please contact me ( before officially publishing anything contained herein so that we may discuss terms and conditions.

4. Privacy Policy

  • What you write may be used by Philip Noordmans in books and blog posts.
  • By using this site, and/or by contacting Philip Noordmans you hereby understand and give him license to use without limitation any of your submitted messages, emails, pictures, or comments in future works created by him including but not limited to future books and blog posts.
  • We understand that your privacy is important.
  • Your use of this site constitutes that you understand and accept this privacy policy.

Information Collected
We may collect information about the use of this site such as visits, clicks and IP addresses. We may use this information for statistical, informational, and quality control purposes.

Settings and Preference Cookies
This site may store and retrieve non-personal information on your computer in the form of cookies. This information is used to customize your experience while visiting the site.

Information Submitted
Any personally identifying information you submit to this site including but not limited to feedback, comments, or email messages may be used to contact you.

Ownership of Comments and Information Submitted with Comments
Any comment submitted is owned by the person who submitted the comment. Any liability for a comment is the responsibility of the person who submitted the comment. By submitting a comment to this site you allow us any rights needed to display and edit your comment. We may remove any comment from this site for any reason at our discretion without notice.

Third Party Advertising
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website or read our RSS feeds. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. For example,
Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

5. FTC Disclosures

In accordance with Federal Trade Commission regulations for bloggers please note the following: As a blogger Philip Noordmans may review and promote certain products and services of his choosing.  He includes things that interest him and, in his opinion, fit with the overall theme of the blog.

Assume that Philip Noordmans:

  • Receives free books to review
  • Receives some sort of gain, e.g., reciprocal blog posts, a free cup of coffee, money – for things he writes about or links to
  • Uses affiliate links to receive a commission for any purchases you make on other websites that you click-through and visit from this website
  • Receives free or paid attendance and airfare/travel to any meetings or events he writes articles about or discusses
  • Gets something beneficial for himself and for others for things he does on his blog and/or website

6. Site Credits

Domain hosted
Stock images

7. Changes to this policy

This privacy policy may be updated from time to time. The updates and changes will be posted to the privacy policy page on this website.