Monthly Archives: December 2012

Never look a trojan horse in the mouth

So maybe I’ve confused my metaphors here a bit, but as they say, “When the shoe fits, do as Romans do.” I think you’ll understand…. Unless your pastor specifically asks you to buy him a particular book, please, for the … Continue reading

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Mayan Madness: preparing for the end of the world

I’m gearing up for the end of the world.  Evidently, it’s happening tomorrow.  Bummer. The ancient Mayans were fascinated with time.  They marked their days with three distinct calendars.  The Tzolk’in lasted 260 days and marked their religious ceremonies.  The … Continue reading

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A Christian Mother’s Perspective on Newtown

My wife is amazing.  She somehow manages to straddle the worlds of pediatrics and pastor’s wife.  She is a wonderful friend, a devoted mother, and a very good writer.  This morning, as she dropped our daughter off at school for … Continue reading

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What Duck Commander is really selling

Phil Robertson may not appreciate me writing about his business or his family.  I’m what Phil would derisively call a “yuppy.”  I don’t own camo, hunt, or have a beard.  That’s not to say I’m some granola PETA-type; I’m a … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to the Inn Keeper?

John Piper has woven fiction and imagination together to cause us to think about the Inn Keeper, his cost for housing the Savior on the night of his birth, and the blessed hope we have in Christ.  This powerful video … Continue reading

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Leave my leftovers alone: a tale of twisted priorities

I’ve never met Taz Miller, but I bet his grandma can really cook! Eighteen year old Taz recently attacked his roommate.  Taz allegedly stabbed him in the arm and leg before trying to strangle him.  What brought on this violent … Continue reading

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A children’s book that taught me about Christmas

Right now, this very instant, you should drop what you are doing, go to the local bookstore, library, or ebook distributor and secure your copy of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson.  I know that book reviews are not the … Continue reading

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