I recently did something stupid as a man. This is not all that unusual. I do stupid things all the time, (see the aforementioned "man"). What was unusual is that I came to a brilliant conclusion because of my stupidity: Thank God men are the only option, (let me explain). Men are a fascinating species. … Continue reading Men Are the Only Option, (Thank God!)
Bacon, the morning's delight, It satisfies, my appetite. The wonderful foot product of pork, It doesn't even require a fork. It sizzles when it hits the pan, This morning candy of every man. It pops and cooks until it is done, Then ready to be eaten by every one. It's salty and crispy, colored red … Continue reading An Ode to Bacon
When I was younger my understanding of the gospel was that it was for law breakers. God had given his laws, people had knowingly broken them, and God sent his Son to pay the penalty for law breakers on the cross. This is all accurate, but it is incomplete. Now that I'm older and wiser, … Continue reading Broken People Can’t Help but Break Things
On Jordan’s stormy banks I stand, And cast a wishful eye, To Canaan’s fair and happy land, Where my possessions lie. All o’er those wide extended plains Shines one eternal day; There God the Son forever reigns, And scatters night away. (Chorus) I am bound, I am bound, I am bound for the … Continue reading In Response to Dallas
When Abraham intercedes for Sodom and God tells Abraham to keep writing.
For today's reading enjoyment we are going to observe the language patterns of the North American parent. For those of you without children, just sit back and laugh at us.The following are statements regular stated by parents to children: "Stop whatever it is you are doing." - This is usually said when multiple children are … Continue reading Things Parents Say to their Children, Part 1
What do you call someone who talks to themselves all the time? I'm not talking about asking yourself where you left your keys; we all do that. I mean someone who literally has full conversations with themselves as if they were not one individual, but two separate people. We usually call those people crazy. Christians … Continue reading Christians should be a bit nuts.
Based on Daniel 3:8-30 The silence was immense. The three men had never known how something as simple as silence could be so heavy. They each stood there, with nothing but the weight of their own clothing, but the silence pulled down on their shoulders and their heads as if great black sandbags were tied … Continue reading Courage
We live in an ironic world. It's like living in a Salvador Dali painting. Up is seen as down. Right is wrong. Good is viewed as evil. Philosophies resulting in death are trusted to provide life and freedom. What irony surrounds the unbeliever! They are enslaved to sin, yet told they are free. Believing they are enlightened, their … Continue reading Observations on Irony and What We Do About It
Quick, what's the shortest verse in the Bible? Answer: John 11:35, "Jesus wept." It's one of those weird Christian trivia answers every believer knows. It's kind of a funny joke you can throw into any overly theological conversation to lighten the mood: Bob: "Yeah, but remember John 11:35?" Paul: "What does 'Jesus wept' have to do … Continue reading The Shortest Verse has BIG Meaning