Category: Commentary

Things I Think... 1 24

Things I Think…

1. “In the year that my candidate won/lost I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple…” 2. The electorate doesn’t always...

Election Day 3

Election Day

Your thoughts on today’s election can go here. I will simply offer this prayer that Kate Bowler gave us this morning: “O God, we are anxious as we stand at the edge of so...

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Things I Think…

1. We’re less than a week away from the election being over, thank God and all the holy angels. The results are already in…we all lost…     2. I’ve managed to reach an...

"Cult?" : Kevin H. 9 52

“Cult?” : Kevin H.

“Cult” : Great devotion to a person, idea, object, movement, or work. These past few years have led me to my current conclusion.  But I believe it was the almost forty years before, that...

Literacy: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 11 64

Literacy: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Literacy I came across a set of statistics recently that quite literally shocked me.  Yet, I must admit that part of the shock involved my own presuppositions and, quite possibly, my own prejudices.  That...

TGIF 13 41

TGIF

The picture is of Joe Biden kissing his son. The picture was posted for the purpose of derision. The caption on Twitter was “Do you think this is an appropriate father-son interaction”? The answer...

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Things I Think…

1. I used to care a great deal about the details of someone’s theology when I followed them on social media. Now, I care much more about basic human decency and empathy. Sound theology...

Exhausted: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 17 30

Exhausted: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Exhausted I’m not sure about everybody else, but I’m officially exhausted.  I’m exhausted by the pandemic restrictions. I’m tired of wearing a mask; tired of social distancing; tired of Zoom meetings.  This is the...