Being single as a 33 year old Christian man is usually a good gig. The Lord blesses me greatly in giving me good solid prayer time, and the ability to study scripture and read, and to have friendships with few restrictions. I'm available to people at a level that most men my age simply can't … Continue reading Funny how no one wants it.
Legislation: From the US, why we should be wary of laws written by trial lawyers. Military: So much for Canada's reputation as a peaceful nation. Baldness: Nice to know my receding hairline has some value for the glory of God. Fashion: Author demands that you "Stop Dressing Your Six Year Old Like a Skank"
For some reason, I've begun to hear two different, but equally disturbing misunderstandings of orthodox Christian theology when it comes to self image. In the first place, when I affirm that I am in fact a beautiful person physically (which I believe myself to be) some people think that I am at that point lacking … Continue reading Beauty in the Beastly
Calvinism: Mark Dever continues to ask where all these Calvinists came from. Geo-politics: Phillip Yancey, quoting eminent theolgian Lamin Sanneh, points out (no doubt contraversially) guilt and projection concerning Christian history. Harry Potter: I'm almost glad I'm nowhere near a book store tonight. Books: Here's an interview with Dave Harvey, who wrote "When Sinners Say … Continue reading Online Reading
So, today I was rolling pennies (ah the joys of working retail), and watching a Gill Deacon rerun on the CBC (Yay, Public Broadcasting). This episode seemed to be focussed on the relationship thing, and despite the fact I wrote a bit on it recently, I figured I should react openly to it (though now … Continue reading Romance Can’t Fulfill (it’s good, but it’s not God)
Again to reiterate my fundamentalist credentials, I was listening to the Albert Mohler show today, where he was talking about the general degradation of fatherhood in the modern west.I have to say, I can see where he's coming from, but I think he has missed one of the major constituents.Last weekend we had a retreat, … Continue reading Growing Up