Posts Tagged ‘Christianity’

The Nerd Gospel

The Nerd Gospel
  I have a number of identifiers on my various venues I write for and on my email signature: heretic, antagonist, father, son, instigator, pop culture junkie, theologian, social media guru, and so on. But one seems to resonate with folks more than any other: GOD NERD For some it’s just a funny...
April 13th, 2012 | Blog, Essays | Read More

There’s a Monster In Room 301: Part 2

There’s a Monster In Room 301: Part 2
[Author's Note: This post is the second in a two-part series called "There's a Monster in Room 301". The first post can be found by clicking here].” [Editors Note: The names of the students have been changed to protect their identities]. Before I continue, a little history about me. In the eight...
March 15th, 2012 | Blog, Essays, Family, Featured, Part of the Solution, Social Justice | Read More

A Masculine Insurgency

A Masculine Insurgency
Experts estimate that there are at least 100,000 American kids at risk of being trapped in sexual slavery every year. I believe there are at least 100,000 American men who would respond, “Not if I have anything to say about it.” Well men, you do. Technical terms like “commercially sexually...
March 6th, 2012 | Social Justice | Read More

Athiests in our Foxholes

Athiests in our Foxholes
I prefer to drive. I get bored sitting shotgun and succumb to doing anything to amuse myself from fiddling with the radio, tweaking the seat controls in every possible combination, to finally staring into the privacy of other vehicles as we pass in an exaggerated, fully invested childish look like I...
February 28th, 2012 | Essays, Featured | Read More

There’s a Monster in Room 301

There’s a Monster in Room 301
(Editor’s Note: This is part one in a two-part series) A few months back, I had traveled to Boston. Upon flying into Logan International, I took a cab from the airport and happened to get into a guy named Tony’s cab. At first, I didn’t think anything of it. Honestly, I had a million of other...
February 23rd, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Root & Fruit

Root & Fruit
I recently started a garden. I’ve been growing tomatoes, peppers, green beans and squash. Well, I’ve been trying to grow those things. I thought I should probably have some idea how to produce my own food just in case the manure continues to hit the fan here in the good ol’ U....
October 23rd, 2011 | Essays, Featured, Meditations | Read More

Naming Rites

Naming Rites
  An animal enters a whole new world when it gets a name. An animal without a name is one of many – just an indistinguishable part of a set. But when an animal is named, it becomes part of, connected to, the one who gave it a name. In wars, the enemy rarely holds an individual name. We usually...
October 4th, 2011 | Blog, Featured | Read More

I Love Them Whores

I Love Them Whores
“I love them whores, they never judge you. What can you say when you’re a whore?” - Jane’s Addiction I’ve been thinking about whores, church and Jesus lately (not necessarily in that order). There’s a story in the Bible about a prostitute who just had to get some time...
September 7th, 2011 | Essays, Featured | Read More

The Kids in America

The Kids in America
Rob Bell. Mark Driscoll. Don Miller. Rachel Held Evans. These are just a few of the names of those who’ve been the direct targets of what author Karen Spears Zacharias described as ‘internet gang rape’. (Editor’s Note: It should mentioned Karen was also victim of this phenomenon.) In the...
August 18th, 2011 | Essays, Featured | Read More

Living A Better Love Reality – Part I: For The Guys

Living A Better Love Reality – Part I: For The Guys
Right off the bat, let me say this will not be a list of things you as a man can do for, to, or with, the woman in your life in order to have a better relationship with her. It will not be habits, gestures or practices you can exercise which will please your wife or girlfriend. This is because it will...
August 15th, 2011 | Essays, Featured | Read More