So maybe I’ve confused my metaphors here a bit, but as they say, “When the shoe fits, do as Romans do.” I think you’ll understand…. Unless your pastor specifically asks you to buy him a particular book, please, for the love of Tom Clancy, don’t buy him a book as a gift. One of two […]
I’m gearing up for the end of the world. Evidently, it’s happening tomorrow. Bummer. The ancient Mayans were fascinated with time. They marked their days with three distinct calendars. The Tzolk’in lasted 260 days and marked their religious ceremonies. The Haab’ lasted 365 days, much the same as ours minus that pesky February 29. But […]
My wife is amazing. She somehow manages to straddle the worlds of pediatrics and pastor’s wife. She is a wonderful friend, a devoted mother, and a very good writer. This morning, as she dropped our daughter off at school for the first time after the Newtown, CT shootings, she jotted down some thoughts. Mostly a […]
Phil Robertson may not appreciate me writing about his business or his family. I’m what Phil would derisively call a “yuppy.” I don’t own camo, hunt, or have a beard. That’s not to say I’m some granola PETA-type; I’m a devoted carnivore who loves gumbo, fried fish, and even the occasional boudin link. Phil lives […]
John Piper has woven fiction and imagination together to cause us to think about the Inn Keeper, his cost for housing the Savior on the night of his birth, and the blessed hope we have in Christ. This powerful video brought me to tears. I wanted to share it with you. Enjoy!
I’ve never met Taz Miller, but I bet his grandma can really cook! Eighteen year old Taz recently attacked his roommate. Taz allegedly stabbed him in the arm and leg before trying to strangle him. What brought on this violent outburst? Taz’s inconsiderate roommate ate his plate of Thanksgiving leftovers! That must’ve been some seriously good […]
Right now, this very instant, you should drop what you are doing, go to the local bookstore, library, or ebook distributor and secure your copy of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson. I know that book reviews are not the normal M.O. for my blog, but this brief work has brought such great warmth and […]