Bendable, Poseable Jesus

Someone posted this photo of an action figure on Facebook, and I thought that the symbolism was poignant. Lots of people have a “Jesus” who is “bendable” and “poseable” and so he is flexible enough to fit in with – and even serve as a symbol of – their values and worldview.   [Read more...]

Creed

Below is a song I wrote a while back, but haven’t shared publicly until now. I wrote it after a discussion in my Sunday school class about creeds, in which I asked whether a list of beliefs ought to be what characterizes us, or something else. Here are the lyrics, which are also in the [Read More...]

Secret Agents Calvin and Hobbes

IO9 shared depictions (created by Coran Stone, also known as Kizer180) of a grown-up Calvin and Hobbes having become action heroes, fighting against a Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin who have turned to evil. Why am I sharing this? Not because it has anything to do with this blog, but just because it is [Read More...]

The Greatest Action Story Ever Told

The Christmas season is a time for telling the old, old stories again. And this is an oldie but a goodie. Thanks to Ben Blackwell for the reminder. [Read more...]


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