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Easter For Cynics

or: The End Of Cynicism

or: The Easter Story According To Memes

I am a cynical because I am a Christian.

Cynicism is a lot like the flu and I would know because every year I manage to come down with both. 1,845 more words


Stat Sheet

Brooklyn, New York

25 points, 19 rebounds, 6 steals.

That’s a pretty good stat line.

For one game.

For 29 games, well, not so much. 33 more words

Athletics And Sports

Introductions are in Order--I'll Go First

Hello, Darlings!
Forgive me for waiting so long, but here I am at last, eager to rant my way to a happier disposition toward humanity.  105 more words


Label Maker

“I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak….” — Jesus, recorded in Matthew 12:36 (ESV) 482 more words

Body Of Christ

Words and Weapons: Faith and the Contemporary Moral Crisis (#2)

“Discussion of theology is not for everyone,” warned Gregory of Nazianzus in the heat of the late 4th century controversy over the Trinity. It is for serious minded and thoughtful people. 1,080 more words

Moral Crisis

The Day Before Spy Wednesday

How will you be celebrating Lenin’s Birthday–oops, I mean “Earth Day”– on Tuesday, April 22?

Culture Wars

On the Babylonian Captivity of the Mainline Protestant Church

“Be in the world, but not of the world.”

That was a phrase I heard a lot when I was growing up.  In my evangelical upbringing, there was a stress about living where we are, but not follow the ways of the world.  1,036 more words