The Lost Father

David Spears, my father, grew up in Tennessee fishing the banks of the Holston River. Today he fishes the River Jordan.

Today (Saturday, May 17) is my father’s birthday. Had he lived we would be celebrating his 82nd birthday. It is a fact that my father has been dead years longer than he was ever alive. He’s been dead long enough for the politicians who started the American War in Vietnam to admit to their own [Read More...]

Mark Driscoll: On the attack

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Jesus is not a pansy or a pacifist -Mark Driscoll Pansy: a usually disparaging :  a. weak or effeminate man or boy b. usually disparaging :  a male homosexual Pacifist:  adverb: strongly and actively opposed to conflict and especially war.   Over at Religion News Service, Jonathan Merritt reports that Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll has outraged several well-known Christians with [Read More...]

Denying Ourselves

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  After my mother was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in August, someone told Mama that God was trying to get her attention and that cancer was the two-by-four God used to do that. I could never trust a God who carries a two-by-four for the sole purpose of whacking people who ignore him, [Read More...]


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