Weasel Words and Wilson Wannabe’s

It is no secret in my circle of friends that I have a low opinion of Toby Sumpter. So imagine my surprise when, a few months back, CrossPolitic said Baptist theology causes transgenderism and I learned after an assumption that not only did Sumpter not say that but he wasn’t even on the show atContinue reading “Weasel Words and Wilson Wannabe’s”

If We Would Build from the Ashes

Editors Note: This is Part Two of a duo set of articles on the problem with Children’s Church, why we should burn it down, and what we should do instead. Part One where I argue to burn it to ashes can be read here. Introduction  It continues to mystify me when the forth commandment becameContinue reading “If We Would Build from the Ashes”

The Stories He Keeps Telling, Listen to this Instead

Ok, I was planning to just let this series trail off and die the kind of slow and panful death that the Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast should have died long ago. Three things happened to cause me to put up this very brief installment. 1. Cosper pinky promised that there is onlyContinue reading “The Stories He Keeps Telling, Listen to this Instead”

Find out Her Name?

Introduction It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good theology, must be in want of a wife. And for some time now the standard understanding of why they were not getting married was that the young men were the problem. This was Mark Driscoll’s bread and butter teaching.Continue reading “Find out Her Name?”

Of Pharisees and Dissected Frogs

Over the past few years, really since the election of one Orange Man, it has been a pretty common refrain that late night comedy is simply not funny. Technically, jokes are made, an audience laughs on cue, but it’s joyless. The jokes hit the right pattern of a joke, the delivery is perfectly timed andContinue reading “Of Pharisees and Dissected Frogs”

Mark Driscoll 2.0?

Introduction And so it was that Jordan Peterson said the thing that the reformed movement was trying to avoid, and lo, they pretty much pretended he was a right wing nut job. And it might be much to their peril. Three things have come together times rather closely together and Peterson was the emulsifier forContinue reading “Mark Driscoll 2.0?”

The Stories He Keeps Telling: Keller Edition

Editors Note: Well it looks like we aren’t lucky enough for Old Man Cosper to throw in the towel so we can be done with this series. If you need to catch up click on the tag that says The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill and the previous posts will pop up. So whereContinue reading “The Stories He Keeps Telling: Keller Edition”

Masks and Modesty

Introduction There is a certain kind of woman that has made my upcoming conclusion like unto shooting fish in a barrel. She professes Christ, dresses in a such a provocative manner that might get him to tell her, “Get behind me Satan.” and is N-95 masked up to the nines out of love for herContinue reading “Masks and Modesty”

The Stories He Keeps Telling: Trying to Say Nice Things

Editors Note: Maybe if we are lucky Old Man Cosper will throw in the towel and we can be done with this series. If you need to catch up the links are… Tell you what, just click on the tag that says The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill and the previous posts will popContinue reading “The Stories He Keeps Telling: Trying to Say Nice Things”

Juneteenth, Roe, the Squishes, and Screwtape.

Editors Note: This is the third in my series on mini evangelical elites. I decided to ditch the SBC stuff. For good commentary check out Aaron Renn. The two previous articles can be found here and here. On the front end let me just admit my struggle. I don’t understand how pastors keep missing this,Continue reading “Juneteenth, Roe, the Squishes, and Screwtape.”