As soon as I pushed on the front door I knew something had changed. Gone was the familiar creak and the rubbing on the floor that required you to make a little extra effort half-way through the opening. I could only come to the uncomfortable conclusion that someone had repaired it. It was uncomfortable because […]
Once, on a paper in college, I attempted to use a metaphor, another time a word-picture. Neither undertaking was particularly successful in much the same way that the Donner Party wasn’t particularly successful.
Was just going over the Clark County, WA initiatives with a friend. In looking for information online for some of the more confusing measures I ran across the “Progressive Voter’s Guide.” I like using liberal guides when I vote because they’re usually pretty straightforward about what they like or don’t like and why. Once I […]
What ever happened to Christians’ expectation of intellectual or Scriptural rigor in Christian writing? So often I read articles online, by respected men, that consist of a whole lot of opinion and a whole lot of pop Christianity but very little actual accurate theology to back up the point of the article. The fact that […]
We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;— World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are the movers and shakers Of the world for ever, it seems. –Arthur O’Shaughnessy
I drove by a church today. Its reader board read Neighborhood Worship 10:30 AM Sundays “Yep.” I thought “That pretty much sums up what I believe is wrong with the American Church. ‘neighborhood worship’.”
Well…one of many (including improper use of ellipsis and an overuse of parenthetical statements). I think I use so many parenthetical statements to avoid overusing commas, another problem of mine along with going off on tangents…like this one (ellipsis!) The problem I am referring to in the title is none of the above however. It’s […]