Is the GOP Losing Faith?

Here is the 2nd installment of my series for the Huffington Post comprising an evangelical Christian’s take on the  major players in the 2012 election. I had a hard time writing this, to be honest. It was a fun but difficult practice to come up with something to say. More than anything I hope that [Read More…]

Don’t Be an Idiot

So Christmas is upon us & that means we’ll be spending time with family and friends. We’ll have some extra free time on our hands and we’ll be looking for ways to use it. I think this short clip is a great and timeless reminder for us all. If only we could all follow Michael [Read More…]

Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?

For your soul: [Read more…]

Daniel Kirk’s New Book

When I read the gospels I am undone by the stories Jesus tells; stories which have worked their way deep down into my soul and have produced in me an allegiance to the teachings of Jesus, and deep down conviction that following his teachings is the best way to be a human being in the [Read More…]

SNL: Jesus asks Tebow to take it down a notch

SNL did a hilarious Denver Broncos locker room skit a while back, you can click on it below. Here are a few thoughts about Tim Tebow…  Does God really care about sports? Does God get involved in sporting events when people pray for a win… people who are participating, watching on TV, or who have [Read More…]

Matt Damon as Santa Claus… sort of

This video is pretty funny. Matt Damon demonstrates for us how difficult it is for those who are trying to learn what it means to give our best for the poor. I love how celebrity holds no status for kids! They are really not interested in it! My personal favorite is when the kids says [Read More…]

Monday Morning Confessional

I confess that I woke up in the middle of the night with a fever and a head-cold. I confess that this ticks me off not because I will feel rotten for awhile, but because I need to have a productive day & feeling sick will threaten that. I confess that this is surely a [Read More…]

Stanley Hauerwas, David Bentley Hart, & Christopher Hitchens

It’s been interesting to watch my Twitter and Facebook accounts light up with tributes after the news that renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens died of cancer. I once heard Miroslav Volf say that he thinks Christians should read the great atheists – by which he meant Nietzsche, Freud, Marx – not Christopher Hitchens. His argument was [Read More…]

Dave Barnes Christmas Extravaganza

Watching YouTube videos of Dave Barnes’s Christmas Extravaganza is one of my favorite Christmas traditions. It’s stinking hilarious and very wrong in all the right ways. I’m not sure when the last one of these was made – here’s hoping Barnes decides to make a 2012 edition. Enjoy! [Read more…]

Christmas Decoration Excellence

I dont’ know who this guy is – but this is nothing short of brilliant. [Read more…]