Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nominated

So Disciplehood is one of the Top Twelve Religious Blogs in Canada this year. Oh yeah! I’m one of 12 bloggers nominated for a Canadian Weblog Award in the Religion, Spiritual & Philosophy category. And ironically, one of my competitors is … Continue reading

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Estrogenesis

During the Feeding of the Five Thousand, how many people did Jesus feed? This may seem ridiculous like the old joke, ‘When was the war of 1812?’ but it’s actually ridiculous like the surprisingly legitimate trivia question, ‘How long was … Continue reading

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40 Days

For the first seven years after my baptism, I was on the Jesus Fan Club’s official membership list, but you wouldn’t have known it to look at me. I was a once-a-month churchgoer, I never read the Bible, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

  For my money, Thanksgiving is the greatest American invention ever – better than the telephone, the electric guitar or even the Twinkie. The holiday has transcended its Puritan Christian origins, and evolved into a time for people of all … Continue reading

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Bloggiversary

Three hundred and sixty-six days ago, I climbed out on a limb and began an exercise in bloggery and haven’t looked back.  OK, that’s a lie. I’ve looked back constantly. I’ve read and re-read and tweaked and edited my Disciplehood … Continue reading

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Humbility

In L.A. Story, Steve Martin quipped that showing off is the idiot’s version of being interesting. In R.P. Story, self-deprecation is the idiot’s version of being humble. I picked up this habit in high school, as a way of calling … Continue reading

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