Reading Time: 6 minutes This post seeks to view two different sides of a common debate over whether or not the Lord’s Supper can be taken on Sunday only, or rather at any time. I will probably add to it significantly in the coming months, but for now I present this very spartan framework.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many people have probably grown up hearing, “And that concludes the Lord’s Supper. Now we are give back of ourselves financially, as we are commanded to do upon the first day of the week.”
Is that correct?
Reading Time: 5 minutes This post features a timeline that assesses how giving looked and progressed in the New Testament church. I hope you found it as helpful as I did.
Reading Time: < 1 minute There’s more to a person than just their name, and the NFL wants fans to make more of a connection with victims of police and vigilante brutality. Instead of only having the names of victims on their uniforms and helmets, NFL players will now have lists of quotable quotes and the hobbies and pastimes of the unfairly brutalized. “Smells like you’ve been with other men,” Drew Brees of the St….
Reading Time: 2 minutes Nancy Pelosi was set up multiple times in the course of only one day, offering further proof that the alt-right will go to any lengths to undermine righteousness.
Reading Time: 2 minutes “It’s a shame that they didn’t listen to me,” said Dr. Fauci in one of his cherished telecons. “Where are they all to mock me now? Dead! In the ground, fertilizing plants. By the way, make sure you practice social distancing with your plants, they can spread coronavirus you know.”
Reading Time: 10 minutes Kings and nations share one thing in common: they rise to power, and then they die. In this post I examine the 8 stages of all great nations, the deadliness of decadence and the self-loathing it leads to, as well as what Christians need to do.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Having declared, “Corporations are people,” to much scorn and mockery from outraged liberals, Mitt Romney ended up on the right side of history today after dying in an auto accident and being instantly reincarnated as Raytheon.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Far from being contemptuous of ethics, the perpetrators acted in strict conformity with an ethic which held that, however difficult and unpleasant the task might have been, mass extermination of the Jews and Gypsies was entirely justified.
Reading Time: 2 minutes “We don’t know how the blunder happened, but someone accidentally launched a nuclear missile from Minot, ND, instead of the requisition we had in for TEAL 73, which is a specially-equipped C130 aircraft.”
Reading Time: 8 minutes Many of the following ideas are sourced from “How to Have Impossible Conversations: A Very Practical Guide” as well as the Bible.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If marriage is just based on happiness (s/he makes me happy/money is good/what a hottie), it’s easily threatened.
Reading Time: 3 minutes On atheism, there are not actually various possible futures. That is to say, there is actually only one future that is ever possible. And there is little difference between you and a rock.
Reading Time: 2 minutes People will always find ways to extract money from others by telling them what they’d like to hear. For many, the “health, wealth, and happiness” message is very appealing.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Imagine being married and not really knowing your spouse at all—in fact, imagine if the only thing you knew about your spouse was what others told you about them. Would that be healthy?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Three different thoughts on the Trinity and God, from three different angles.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The sweet, addicting dopamine drip of performative moralizing is a hard habit to kick, and one that I need to work on. Here’s why.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Although “bringing people to Christ” sounds great, it is much better and more challenging to bring Christ (in us) to people.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Having just been selected to be Joe Biden’s running mate, newly-minted VP candidate Kamala Harris is being forced to walk back claims that she made last year.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Philippines have had universal mask wear AND a strict lockdown, yet cases are surging and now exceed 6k a day. This is much worse than it looks because they barely test at all. It’s 0.27/1000 pop/day. Per capita per test, it’s over 3X the US. Let’s run through the (rough) math: 6277 cases/day. testing is 0.27 vs 2.3 in the US, so multiply by 8.51. The population is 107mm…
Reading Time: < 1 minute You don’t lead by hitting people over the head—that’s assault, not leadership.
Reading Time: 2 minutes “I just want to be loved and valued. I want to be number one in his life. Unconditional love…that’s what I want.” We understand this. She needs his love. She needs love when she’s firing on all cylinders, and she needs it even more when she’s worn down—the kids are going full-barbarian, the water heater’s out, and the stir-fry dinner just got complicated by a lack of rice. “I need…
Reading Time: 2 minutes Give me enough of what I want so that I’ll be happy!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Sometimes I don’t realize how serious my sins are, and there’s probably a reason for that.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Already anticipating a landslide victory just like they had with Hillary Clinton, the Democrats are busy preparing for a Biden administration.