Tag Archives: The Church

Can We All Just Admit That Trump Is Mentally Unstable?

Seriously. How much more is it going to take? Hillary isn’t a threat anymore… When people are pointing out all of the dangerous and disqualifying things about this demagogue, you can’t fall back on your old, trusty “At least he’s better than … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality–The Most American Thing We Could Have Done

There’s this idea out there called “American Exceptionalism.” You may not have heard the phrase before, but you almost certainly encountered the ideology. It’s basically the idea that the U.S.A. is inherently different than all the rest of the countries…. And, … Continue reading

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Protesters, Police, and A Third Way

There are more than a few different things pulling the tears from my eyes tonight…. More than just watching Macklemore and Ryan Lewis sing “Same Love” tonight on the Grammys while 33 couples got married by Queen Latifah (I know … Continue reading

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5 Things To Remember When Discussing This Duck Dynasty Mess

“Just when I thought I was out…. They pull me back in.” ~ Michael Corleone If you haven’t already heard, you will shortly: A&E has suspended some dude (I don’t know what his name is, and I really don’t even … Continue reading

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Obama Wins and Jesus Loses

They say you should never go to bed angry…. Sometimes, after a particularly intense argument with my wife, we make the mistake of going to sleep without sorting things out (It’s usually because we realize that talking through what just … Continue reading

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Why The Lines At Chick-Fil-A Made Me Cry

This whole Chick-Fil-A hullabaloo is so ridiculous. I really wanted nothing to do with it…. but then I went and drove by one today (the unofficial Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day)–in the middle of the afternoon–to see a person outside DIRECTING TRAFFIC … Continue reading

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Eskimo Poets and Rich Christians

There are a group of people in this world that would probably only recognize me as a furry, poetic Eskimo named “Nanook.” Nanook was a character that would come out as an “interrupter” during Young Life Club (Young Life, for … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage and Green Eggs & Ham

When I was young, my mom once made us some Chinese food for dinner. Well, “made” might be a little too innocent a word…. Concocted? Maybe “devised.” She devised us some Chinese food. It should be noted that my mom … Continue reading

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