Writings

Theology, opinion, fiction, and the occasional limerick.

Jezebel Waiting in the Wings

The following was inspired by this tweet, and the kerfuffle that erupted around it. From: The Elders of the Ten...

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James 2:5-6a – Unfortunate Assumptions, Part 1

Listen, my beloved brethren: Has God not chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs...

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When They Kick Us Off Twitter (and Some Other Internet Miscellany)

I’m certainly not the only one who saw the handwriting on the wall when the big tech companies colluded to...

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James 2:2-4 – “The Nice Tableware is for Our Special Guests”

For if there should come into your assembly a man with gold rings, in fine apparel, and there should also...

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Play Pagan Games, Win Pagan Prizes

I’ve long contended that God has a biting sense of humor. The plagues of Egypt, the talking donkey, Christ’s hilarious...

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James 2:1 – How Not to Build a Cathedral

My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. Some of...

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Hope for Foolish and Darkened Hearts

Arguing for the truth of God’s word is made that much easier when the pagans are gracious enough to do...

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James 1:27 – You Can’t Have One Without the Other

Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and...

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A Letter to My Sons About Race

The other day, around the dinner table, I had a talk with my boys about race. Here, in the form...

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James 1:26 – Like a Mask on “Pocahontas”

If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this...

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