Of Pharisees and Tax Collectors

Reading Time: 2 minutesFrom some of the stuff I’ve seen on Facebook recently, the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector came to mind. To save you the time of looking it up, I’ve posted it below: “Two men went up to the temple complex to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee took […]

How should the Modern Church use Acts?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis post stems out of a course assignment I received as part of a “Leadership” course that I’m currently re-taking. Currently the discussion is around drawing principles from Acts. The readings were “Acts – The Problem of Historical Precedent” by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart, and “A Look Through Three Lenses” by Gene Getz. While the assignment was originally […]

Wanted: 13 Dwarves and a Wizard

Reading Time: 2 minutesLast week I finally went with my family to see the third “Hobbit” movie- the Battle of Five armies. I am not a film critic (nor do I ever desire to be one), but I had a thoroughly good time. While the movie was nearly two and a half hours long, it never felt like it […]

Game Ethics

Reading Time: 2 minutes[avatar user=”John” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” /] I play a lot of videogames. Too many. At times it has reached a very unhealthy level, but that’s not the reason I mention it today. The reason that I mention it is that I’d like to call out a few games: The first one is a game called “Divinity: Dragon […]

Hello World!

Reading Time: 2 minutesI’ll be the first to admit that I am not a great writer. I suspect that it has something to do with not enough reading in my life, and not enough practice writing. In reading little (or reading much of poor material) I deny myself the opportunity to learn from superior writing. In writing too little I deny myself […]