Where Are The Men?

In case you’re wondering, yes, that is a take-off on the title of a Tony Jones post. And, yes, it’s one that bit him in the ass (something that seems to happen to poor old TJ quite a bit). But, taking  a page out of his book, I’ve noticed something over the past few days. Almost […]

Why I Am a Christian

Let me begin by saying that I hate apologetics. Whatever they may have been in the past, today, they’re basically a way of saying “I’m right, you’re wrong and you’re going to hell unless you agree with me”. I’m writing this with desperate hope that it doesn’t come off that way. In a recent post, Tony Jones […]

Hang Him!!!

That damn Tony Jones has done it again, saying controversial stuff and pissing off people all over the internet. This time, it was the atheists. Normally, I wouldn’t care because atheists are infidels who are bound for hell wearing gasoline underwear. But why let something as trivial as that interfere with the opportunity to vent […]

Being Right

In a recent blog post titled Straight White Men Shouldn’t Write about Power and Privilege, Right?, Tony Jones said he didn’t write about them to “avoid the charge, “Who the hell are you to write about such things?!?” I’d say Tony’s problems stem less from being a privileged person writing about privilege than from making boneheaded statements […]

How Firm a Foundation?

I have a need for routine. Due to a nice dollop of Attention Deficit Disorder, if I don’t follow at least a few, nothing gets done. Unfortunately my ADD is accompanied by a soupçon of Obsessive Compulsive disorder, which can make finding a balance a little challenging. While my love of routine rarely lasts all day, […]

Am I a Racist?

Last week, Tony Jones, blogger, pastor and Theologian-in-residence at Solomon’s Porch, was involved in what he referred to as a “kerfuffle“. That’s a strange word (which means a disturbance or fuss) to use, considering the ass-kicking he took over some remarks he made in  couple of speaking engagements. Rest assured I’m not here to add to Tony’s discomfort. I’ve seen him speak […]

God’s Heart Breaks, Too.

This morning, I’ve reached a level of procrastination that is amazing even for me. And, it’s all because I don’t want to write about what I have to write about this morning. My friend, Morgan McLamb, went to hospice over the weekend. I first met Morgan in 2007 when we were both on light duty, me […]

A Higher Standard

Have you ever noticed that whenever the subject comes around to sex, the words, “flesh”, “body”, “world” or “worldly” come up? A commenter on Tony Jones’ blog post “Premarital Sex – Maybe It’s Not So Bad” said “Stop lowering the bar for Christian men. No one has died because they couldn’t masturbate. The world says that […]

Why a Crucifixion?

Today, I’m participating in one of Tony Jones‘ #progGOD challenges. The question for this round is “Why a Crucifixion?” But, as you, my readers, are intellgent, thoughtful people, you probably figured that out from the title (hey, a little gratuitous sucking up never hurt anyone). Now, there are plenty of people who will tell you […]