I’m an A-hole Dad

(From my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and a Due Date, on faith, fatherhood and family) Mattias: “Dad, I forgive you.” Me: “But I didn’t do anything wrong.” Mattias: “That’s okay. I forgive you anyway.” -Mattias, 5 years, 1 month I’m a big, gigantic jerk of a dad. My son, Mattias, is a charmer. [Read More...]

New Sincerity, Hating to Love Mark Driscoll & Gun Control

JON FITZGERALD

Today’s guest on the Homebrewed CultureCast is Jonathan Fitzgerald, editor of Patrol and Not Your Mother’s Morals: How the New Sincerity is Changing Pop Culture for the Better. Jonathan explains the philosophy of New Sincerity, discussing the impact Christianity has had on the movement, and why, even if it’s temporary, we should enjoy it while [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Family Values” Edition

I asked this little guy, and you know what his response was? "You want to see hell? Check my pants. These Westboro folks are so busy condemning people they haven't changed my diaper in four days!"

Last time I checked on family values, they were holding fairly steady around $1.75 and an order of tater tots.   Church Sign Epic Fails, “Pass the Ammo” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “We Serve Minors” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “God Likes Weed” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Crush China for Jesus” Edition Church [Read More...]

Why Christians Aren’t Funny (Homebrewed CultureCast)

unfunny kid

A couple weeks ago, Relevant Magazine published an essay on Christianity’s tenuous relationship with humor titled Why Christians Aren’t Funny. Christian and Jordan consider themselves moderately funny and definitely students of comedy, so they invited the article’s author, Larry Shallenberger, on to discuss the topic of Christians and their weak-ass senses of humor. Larry is [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Pass the Ammo” Edition

I'm sure, as a church clinging to the Greatest Commandment to repay hate with love, they mean to pass it their way so they can empty the live shells out and turn them into lapel pins or tiny flower pots.

I shot my dad’s gun once. It was loud, kind of exciting, and a little tiny bit of pee came out. Out of me, not the gun. That would be totally weird the other way. Church Sign Epic Fails, “We Serve Minors” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “God Likes Weed” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, [Read More...]

Homebrewed CultureCast with Tony Campolo

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The boys are starstruck this week talking to author, pastor and sociologist Tony Campolo. Tony discusses aspects of the book he co-authored with Shane Claiborne, Red Letter Revolution, and how different generations are approaching the words and acts of Jesus. He also explains why it’s so difficult for people to see Jesus’ words simply, and [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “We Serve Minors” Edition

This could be taken about seven different ways, and so far, none of those ways I've come up with are good.

A pirate walks into a bar with a steering wheel in his pants. The bartender asks him, “Hey, what’s the steering wheel for?” and the pirate says, “Arrgh, I don’t know, but it’s drivin’ me nuts!” Church Sign Epic Fails, “God Likes Weed” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Crush China for Jesus” Edition Church Sign [Read More...]

VIDEO Church Sign Epic Fails, “God Likes Weed” Edition

piatt mug

This week, I ruminate on the Almighty’s relationship with the Good Herb, and Amy makes me pee in a cup. All class! VIDEO Church Sign Epic Fails, “Big Ass” Edition “Satan’s Graffiti” VIDEO Edition of Church Sign Epic Fails “Beer in Hell” VIDEO Edition of Church Sign Epic Fails “Advent Onslaught” VIDEO Edition of Church [Read More...]


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