God’s Downton Abbey: The Cheney Feud

Abbey

It takes a lot to get me to feel anything remotely empathetic for former Vice President Dick Cheney. But even my wicked heart winces over the public feuding between his daughters, Liz and Mary Cheney. Perhaps you have read the comments Cheney made about his daughters’ very public feud over same-sex marriage: “This is an issue we [Read More...]

Mark Driscoll: On the attack

Driscoll

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...]

Baptists and Bass Fishermen

Topsiders

I was sitting there, minding my own business, not bothering nobody, when this fellow in madras plaid shorts walks up and asks, Mind if I sit here? He pointed to the couch across the wicker table from me. It was the patio at Starbucks. It wasn’t like I owned the place, but it wasn’t like [Read More...]


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