Severe 2021 Mercies

What Difference a Day Makes is a good song, I would magnify it though to, “What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time my wife and I were toasting one another cheerfully as 2020 drew to a close and many people around us were acting as if the world were ending. EitherContinue reading “Severe 2021 Mercies”

The Stories He Told

This is the final installment of this series. The previous posts can be found here, here, here, here, and here. Introduction I am still digesting the final episode of Mike Cosper’s Rise and Fall of Mars Hill. But am pretty sure my conclusion will not change too much after further pondering. The finale was, inContinue reading “The Stories He Told”

Give this Man a Cigar

I probably interact with Samuel James too much (especially since he never interacts back because he has no idea who I am). But his post It’s too Loud in Here left me thinking,* this is a man in serious need of a good cigar; and possibly a scotch.  James wrote a wonderful pice vicariously goingContinue reading “Give this Man a Cigar”

Writing a Risk

There are three things in the Bible Belt that are verboten for those of us in para-church ministry to do: drink alcohol, smoke, or be a Calvinist. Not only do I do the first things I am the third as well. As a result what you read here is something of a risk, both toContinue reading “Writing a Risk”

The Stories He Tells Part 4

Editors Note: The previous installments in this “series” can be found here, here, here, and here. If you want the extra context. Introduction The problem I keep having with The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast is Mike Cosper’s constant sleights of hand to villainize Driscoll. This is frustrating because of the blatant dishonesty,Continue reading “The Stories He Tells Part 4”

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