First Cigar Back

I should have started with something better but I have a confession to make. I may have squeezed in a cigar earlier this year on a surprisingly warm day that sometimes appears in Memphis during January, because our weather is controlled by Sibyl. If I did I can’t recall it. Sunday we had glorious warmth.Continue reading “First Cigar Back”

No End to the Making of Books

In my usual tradition of arriving several years late to the party I will now weigh in on the people don’t read debate. I find most of this to be a preaching to the choir kind of writing, simply because the people who are most likely to read this kind of critique/complaint is most likelyContinue reading “No End to the Making of Books”

Vogues of Virtues

Editors Note: This post was contributed to by D.W. Syme. Introduction I can recall the time in churches when Maranatha! music was all the rage. Everyone was wanting to put on their own God With Us contada. And now I doubt anyone even knows what I write of. Judgement Houses were also huge in theContinue reading “Vogues of Virtues”

Superbowl Covidiots Vs. The Masked Goddess Rona (Or Chicken Run as a parable for our times)

Introduction One of my favorite scenes from the classic Chicken Run is when the two rats Nick and Fetcher are watching the chickens attempt to fly. Nick turns to Fetcher with concern saying, “They’re going to kill themselves!” He pauses then follows up with, “You want to watch?” What follows is a chicken flight trainingContinue reading “Superbowl Covidiots Vs. The Masked Goddess Rona (Or Chicken Run as a parable for our times)”

Acts 29 Marks of a Gospel Coalition Church Order of Service (With Excerpts)

I can not reveal the way in which I acquired this outline of service, dated 10-18-2020. However, in my travels I have distressingly found it to be the norm with a few tweaks. I hope that it entertains more than distresses. Or perhaps it will serve as a corrective and will prod a few intoContinue reading “Acts 29 Marks of a Gospel Coalition Church Order of Service (With Excerpts)”

Great Commission Southern Baptists

I would like to break from form for just a bit. What is to follow is a random layman assortment of thoughts and observations on the potential split happening in the Southern Baptist Convention. There is no order to these, and I doubt that any of my musings on this subject will cause anything toContinue reading “Great Commission Southern Baptists”