It happened again this morning... I wanted to bust into tears when I dropped my son off at school (I don't normally drive him, but it was raining and thundering this morning, so I did). Maybe it was because my son had been away at Boy Scout Camp over the weekend, maybe it was the … Continue reading All Choked Up
From a letter to the editor in the Cincinnati Enquirer, April 23, 2014. With all due compassion to the woman struggling to feed her family with food stamps, the story did not deserve the front cover of The Enquirer on Easter Sunday. This day is the "Feast of all Feasts" – the great celebration of … Continue reading Adventures in Missing the Point
I am barraged at times like this (Eastertime) by a LOT of stuff on Facebook about Easter and the resurrection from both my "believing" friends (some of whom believe every cute cat video/sob story/conspiracy theory on the internet) and my "non-believing" friends (who, frankly, also often --I think-- believe some stuff for some really odd … Continue reading Christianity is Ridiculous
Rachel Held Evans is complaining about what has happened to the name (and by extension identity) "evangelical" over here on her blog... And in the wake of thousands of people deciding that a particular issue (that probably doesn't affect them directly) was more important than using a small part of their resources to help a … Continue reading Is “Christian” a Bad Word Now?