Whiskey, Books, and Everything

I am starting to think maybe I should put more effort into book collecting than whiskey. It was less frustrating and had more fun surprises. For nearly two years now I have been frustrated in my attempts to acquire a bottle of Henry McKenna 10 Year bourbon. I have come close to getting one, IContinue reading “Whiskey, Books, and Everything”

ESV Creeds and Confessions Bible Review or A Kvetch for a Rare Misstep

Editors Note: Obviously I am not reviewing the inerrant text of Scripture, I just felt that should be acknowledged, in case. To be clear when it comes to the entirety of the inspired Word of God, I am a fan. Last weekend I threw up on the blog Instagram a couple photos of my recentContinue reading “ESV Creeds and Confessions Bible Review or A Kvetch for a Rare Misstep”

Older, Restless, and Reformed

A few weeks back I was going through my library culling books whose usefulness had expired. Their shelf life was short simply because they were back from the heady days where evangelicalism was grappling with the Emerging/Emergent Church. And as I was doing this it hit me. I kind of miss those days of theContinue reading “Older, Restless, and Reformed”

Hidden Book Rooms

There is a room in the basement of the Public Library here in Memphis that only a few can enter. It is filled with books, obviously, but these books are neither for borrowing or lending. These are destined to find homes in homes. It is the sorting and warehousing room for Second Editions the usedContinue reading “Hidden Book Rooms”

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”

Oh to Behold

“There have been men before now who got so interesting in proving the existence of God that they cam etc care nothing for God Himself.. as if the good Lord had nothing to do but exist! There have been some who were so occupied in spreading Christianity that they never gave a thought to Christ.Continue reading “Oh to Behold”

The Confession

Editors Note: T.S.has come down for a visit and I am trying to guilt her into actually writing something for this blog that she was all “yeah let’s do this.” As such, this weeks post is a bit shorter than usual, I crave your forgiveness for producing less content for the same amount of noContinue reading “The Confession”

Two Opposing Pastors

Part Three Editors note: This is the final of a three part series the previous posts can be found here and here. Introduction When a Puritan minister ascended to the pulpit it was heavy with intent. He was a dying man preaching to dying men from behind, “The Sacred Desk.” Preaching was no light matter,Continue reading “Two Opposing Pastors”