Author: Michael

Linkathon! 1 4

Linkathon!

American exceptionalism needs a reboot… Levi Lusko injured in fireworks accident… Churches now a major site of coronavirus infections… Vaccine development in urgent times… What is “white privilege” anyway? 150 intellectuals sign letter against...

Things I Think... 3 31

Things I Think…

1. Independence Day is always a reminder to me that I have a very tenuous grasp on what it means to be patriotic, especially when compared to many other Americans. I’m not alone in...

Open Blogging 8 31

Open Blogging

Kate Bowler found the words that I have been unable to find, especially in the video posted here. “There has been no unified voice from the church” There has not been, and it is...

TGIF: Remembering Chester 9 1

TGIF: Remembering Chester

I wrote this last year…Sunday will mark two years since the big guy had to leave me. The late, great, Charles Bowden said”It’s terrible. What there is no defense against is real loss. If...

Linkathon! 11 5

Linkathon!

It’s time to kill our culture war mentality… Abortion foes disappointed after Supreme Court ruling… The problem with ‘all lives matter”… Long history of Baptists and division… Aimee Byrd cyberbullied by pastors and denomination…...

Things I Think... 13 88

Things I Think…

1. I don’t think we’ve begun to understand the economic devastation that will follow this pandemic. Having said that, I do not believe that the damage was intentional, but an unintended consequence of trying...

TGIF 17 17

TGIF

I thought I was being wise. All the anger and rage and pain and pathos of the world as expressed on social media was taking me down…mentally, physically, and spiritually. I would delete the...