January 27, 2021

Archives for 2005

A Prayer for Alex: What to do when your child says he doesn’t believe any more.

A friend stopped in to ask me some questions about her 6th grade son’s sudden announcement that he no longer believed in God or Jesus. Our time was simply too short for a substantial answer, so I thought it would be a good topic for an essay. Probably others are facing similar struggles with your […]

On The Side of the Rebel Jesus: Ron Sider’s Quixotic Quest for An Ethical Evangelicalism

All the streets are filled with laughter and light And the music of the season And the merchants’ windows are all bright With the faces of the children And the families hurrying to their homes As the sky darkens and freezes They’ll be gathering around the hearths and tales Giving thanks for all God’s graces […]

Ten Things…and Ten More things: How To Turn Me Into A Democrat

I was raised a Democrat. FDR was the fourth member of the Trinity. No…..really, he was the third because I heard a lot more about him than I did about the Holy Spirit. FDR and the Democrats kept my dad’s family from starving to death….or at least that’s what I was told. They led the […]