Mike Pence’s Heresy & the New Cult of Caesar

I have watched zero percent of the RNC or DNC. I have better things to do than watch the pomp. But, I have watched some replays of some speeches from both sides, and read transcripts of a bit more. I do not post on [national] politics. I do post when politicians step into religion (like … Continue reading Mike Pence’s Heresy & the New Cult of Caesar

My Very Personal Thoughts On Dying

A friend asked me today if I was worried about my mom going back to work as a county social worker in NY amid Covid19. The question took me a bit off guard - not because I had to think about if as I was worried or not, but because I wanted to think about … Continue reading My Very Personal Thoughts On Dying

Why are we Shocked?

Don't forget, we live in Babylon. And Babylon isn't Jerusalem - never has been, never will be (in fact, earthly Jerusalem ain't no Jerusalem either). ┬áIn two stages, Israel was taken into exile. First, the Northern Kingdom was conquered carried into exile to the Assyrian empire in 722BC. The Southern Kingdom of Judah help off … Continue reading Why are we Shocked?

Book Review: God at Word, Gene Edward Veith Jr.

Gene Edward Veith Jr's book, God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life is one I will be recommending a lot to friends (I finished the book on Monday and have recommended it twice already this week). It's not a long book, and not overly technical. Instead, Veith offers and accessibly and liberating … Continue reading Book Review: God at Word, Gene Edward Veith Jr.

My Response: Ethics, Church and Undocumented Workers

I thought I would get to writing on this a week or so ago, but better late than never. If you want to read through the question posed by Dr. Moore go here. The question reminded me how fallen our world is and how complicated situations are. It's easy to sloganeer our way through issues … Continue reading My Response: Ethics, Church and Undocumented Workers