January 20, 2019

When I am weak: Why we must embrace our brokenness and never be good Christians

When I am Weak Why we must embrace our brokenness and never be good Christians by Michael Spencer The voice on the other end of the phone told a story that has become so familiar to me, I could have almost finished it from … [Continue reading...]

The books are many; the readers are few

The Books are Many; The Readers are Few by Eric Rigney If you are reading this, you are abnormal. If you get past this sentence, you're just plain strange. Why are you still here?! Go watch TV or something! There. Now … [Continue reading...]

An invitation to bold love

An Invitation to Bold Love A book every lover of grace needs to read by Denise Day Spencer I've asked the best writer in the house--my wife--to pen a review and recommendation of a book that clarifies some of the most common … [Continue reading...]

A marriage made in hell

A Marriage Made in Hell How Christian Pessimism and Radical Islam Are Blowing Up the World by Michael Spencer The Bible is an optimistic book. This seems almost ridiculously obvious. No matter what your position on … [Continue reading...]

I want to be a black man

I Want To Be A Black Man An Essay on Culture Envy by Michael Spencer MY SHIRT, MY HAT, MY BOOKS A TRIP TO THE ZOO MY COUCH, REMOTE, A LARGE COKE YEA I’D GET ON MY KNEES, my GOD, IF I COULD I WOULD GIVE ANYTHING: TO BE … [Continue reading...]

The Pope needs a business meeting

The Pope Needs A Business Meeting It was cheaper than the carnival, five times more fun, and every mega-pastor needs one. by Michael Spencer • • • Someone sent me this Rick Warren quote, and it's buggin' me. When I write … [Continue reading...]

A Conversation in God’s Kitchen: How I’ve learned to understand the Bible

A Conversation in God's Kitchen How I've learned to understand the Bible by Michael Spencer And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself...They said … [Continue reading...]

A View from the Bench

A View from the Bench By Steve McFarland "Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, and disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other … [Continue reading...]

A few laughs with the Boar’s Head staff

Steve McFarland is our correspondent in the public schools, where he actually earns a modest living at taxpayer's expense. Eric Rigney works in Higher Education. Now that's funny. And also a drain on the taxpayer. He writes on … [Continue reading...]

The Sleeping Bear Awakens

Our liberal fellow-citizens have awakened from their slumbers. And like any hibernating bear just rising from a four month nap, these liberals are hungry for some political breakfast. This is not a time to pat them on the nose. … [Continue reading...]