Throw Books at Em

TGC put forward an article by Patrick Miller ‘I Lost my Mom to Facebook’ and it was for all intents and purposes fine. I’m not looking to critique but merely to flog a dead horse some more. Pastors do the hard work of making your church a reading church. Couple of things on the frontContinue reading “Throw Books at Em”

Warning Shots Across the Bow

It should be borne in mind that I do not have my finger on the pulse of reformed evangelicalism as I used to. However, with my causal glance I can deduce that things are afoot and they are not exactly the smooth sailing that was expected after all of the problematic young restless and reformedContinue reading “Warning Shots Across the Bow”

Three Pronouns Walk into a Bar

Introduction I will begin with the obvious that I will be “punching up” (which I am told is the only acceptable way to crack any jokes) in this critique. Although it might be more fair to say I am moving above my pay grade. But things have been slow in these parts and this isContinue reading “Three Pronouns Walk into a Bar”

“Women are Dangerous”

“Women should feel like they are dangerous. Of course they are dangerous. And the most dangerous are those who don’t understand what the danger is.” – Douglas Wilson, response to letters on his blog Far be it from me to take issue with Doug Wilson. However, I will risk a nit to pick. The aboveContinue reading ““Women are Dangerous””

Encouragement for Young Men

Introduction Can we begin with the assumption that young men have brains and occasionally those things get used? I probably over cite Luther’s quote on humanity being like a drunk on a mule who falls off on one side and just to keep things even makes sure to fall off the other side the nextContinue reading “Encouragement for Young Men”

Running the Kids out of Church on a Rail

Introduction It has become darkly humorous to me how the fretting over youth leaving the church has lead to a sort of self fulfilling prophesy. We worry the youth will leave, but are somehow shocked and appalled when they do just that. Fortunately I think there are the rumblings, on the deeper end of theContinue reading “Running the Kids out of Church on a Rail”