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Mark Driscoll’s Pussified Nation…

In his book Confessions of a Reformission Rev, Mark Driscoll might have made one confession too many. See image below. Mark's seemingly funny story about writing as William Wallace II might end up becoming his worst nightmare yet. Because Mark's Internet ramblings as William Wallace II from 14 years ago have allegedly hit the Internet. Not just at my blog. But at lots of … [Read More]


Church sign of the day

Well, now that my website is finished with its redesign, I'm back to being a blogger again. Go ahead. Rejoice. Josiah sent me this image. … [Read More]


Has America Changed God?

That's the question I explore in Our Great Big American God—has America changed God—an idea that certainly rubs up against what most Christians believe to be true about God, that God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. But is that true here in … [Read More]


Should Christians Watch ‘Game of Thrones’?

**Disclaimer: This post discusses sex, pornography, and nudity as it relates to Game of Thrones. Use discretion.** Last week, John Piper posted 12 questions that he suggested people should ask themselves before watching Game of Thrones, HBO’s popular fantasy … [Read More]


Why the Church Needs To Talk About Syria

Why isn’t the Church talking about Syria? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself a lot over the last 6 or 7 months. I’ve also wondered why I haven’t talked about it. Are we afraid to discuss it, scared of the politics involved, scared by the religious … [Read More]


Thank God for good teachers….

This post is for all of you, teachers... First of all, how do you do it? I mean, how do you put up with our kids each and every day? Sure, they're amazing kids. In small numbers and doses. But combined into large clumps, even the best of kids can become … [Read More]