Alphabetical collapse

Hear the audio at: Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Introduction Much like the death of an old, sickly relative, some tragedies occur in slow motion and the culmination of the tragedy, while not surprising, is no less grievous. And this is what happened when Relient K brought on genderqueer “Christian” artist Semler to open for theirContinue reading “Alphabetical collapse”

Greer Christmas Hymn Sing

Hear the audio at Spotify and Apple Podcasts. “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” – Psalm 133:1 Contrary to popular opinion, unity doesn’t involve ignoring differences of opinion or conviction. In fact, unity embraces those differences while highlighting a bigger, more important objective, which is happening this Sunday evening,Continue reading “Greer Christmas Hymn Sing”

Answers geared toward morons

Hear the audio at Anchor, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts. IntroductionNot only is the Overton Window a thing, but one can tell exactly where a culture’s window lies when ostensibly “respectable” media outlets cover what a public figure says. And by cover, I mean engaging in copy-and-paste jobs with a straight face while pretending a thoughtContinue reading “Answers geared toward morons”

The Civil War on Christmas

Hear the audio version at Anchor, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts. IntroductionFor the record, I’m not a fan of Christmas lights on houses, pretty much ever, and never when they’re multicolored. I find them tacky, and I’m not sorry about it. In fact, I won’t be erecting a Christmas tree for the third year in aContinue reading “The Civil War on Christmas”

Neon signs from God

Audio WordPress is giving me fits with trying to embed the audio. Go here to hear it on Apple Podcasts, here for Spotify, and here for Anchor. Introduction There are times when God gives us signs that we’re blind to. You know, the cute girl who tells you she loves you… in the Lord. OrContinue reading “Neon signs from God”

That’s not how Sola Scriptura works. That’s not how any of this works.

Hear this episode here. Introduction “Where do you even see that?” my friend said. “I can’t see that in the text.” And that’s when I knew we were having two different conversations, the most recent I’ve had where the application of Sola Scriptura – the doctrine that Scripture is the sole infallible rule of ChristianContinue reading “That’s not how Sola Scriptura works. That’s not how any of this works.”

Matthew 24 is not about the Rapture

Hear the audio at Anchor, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. This is a little different from my normal blog format, and it’s partially because my normal podcast doesn’t have an episode this week, but it’s also because it wasn’t written as a blog. What you’ll read below stems from a discussion I led in my smallContinue reading “Matthew 24 is not about the Rapture”

Let’s depoliticize sports

Hear the audio at Anchor, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. Introduction The last year and some change has unleashed a tsunami of political statements during sporting events. George Floyd’s murder led to Black Lives Matter statements on fields and courts, along with myriad other team based slogans decrying racism. The football team formerly known as theContinue reading “Let’s depoliticize sports”

Sage advice for Dansby Swanson

Hear the audio at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Anchor. Introduction I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious, just like anybody who’s been around the game of baseball for any amount of time. Even in my church softball league, I have my routines, especially before hitting, and I don’t deviate from them. I don’tContinue reading “Sage advice for Dansby Swanson”

2020, COVID, Trump, and false prophecies

Hear the audio version at Anchor, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. Introduction Ah, yes. 2020. That year of healing, prosperity, Donald Trump being reelected, and racism being ended in the United States of America. What was that? None of those things happened? Let me check with my personal prophet and get back to you. Well, itContinue reading “2020, COVID, Trump, and false prophecies”