Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lent 2012

Lent 2012 hasn’t even started yet, and it’s already giving me trouble. I’ve been struggling for weeks with the question of what to give up for Lent this year, and haven’t really gotten anywhere. Facebook? I did that last year. … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Faith, Gospel, Lent, Sacrifice | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Listen & Learn, Part 3: Isaiah the Waiter

I’m not talking about the black guy from The Love Boat here (that was Isaac the Bartender [Ted Lange], by the way), but I am talking about love. Specifically, I’m talking about the Book of Isaiah and its famous passage … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Faith, Insight, Old Testament, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Listen & Learn Part 2, Barbie

Last time, we talked about Saint Barnabas. Now let’s jumble the letters a bit, and talk about Sinner Barabbas. Scheming, evil, opportunistic, war-mongering terrorist Barabbas. The guy so nasty they hired the universally unlikable actor Stacy Keach (TV’s tough-as-nails private … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Crucifixion, Faith, Gospel, Insight, Substitution | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Listen & Learn, Part 1: Barney

I wonder if I’ll ever get to the point where I’ll stop learning new lessons from the Bible. Probably not. At least I hope not. The kooky thing I’ve just noticed is that these little epiphanies almost never come to … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Faith, Insight, Saints | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Adoption Option

‘But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.’ – Galatians 4:4-5 That … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Faith, Insight | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Stinkbomb

Earlier today, I posted a stinkbomb of a Tweet. I don’t remember the exact phrasing, and I’ve since deleted it from both Facebook and Twitter I can’t look it up. But it went something like this: ‘I just bought 50 … Continue reading

Posted in Music | 2 Comments