“Do you know what your daughter did?” my in-laws asked me. They were clearly quite concerned and disappointed in her. Knowing my daughter’s behavioral issues, I readied myself for the worst. “She told her cousins Santa Claus isn’t real,” they said. Phew! I breathed a sigh of relief. My daughter hadn’t done anything wrong. In […]
Beast mode refers to a state of performing something, especially difficult activities, with extreme power, skill, or determination (dictionary.com). For sports enthusiasts, this is most commonly understood when Marshawn Lynch famously has torn through opposing defenses (see here). The idea is that a human being begins to function in a different?mode than normal, exhibiting characteristics […]
In Episode 10, the guys discuss various advice to new believers and plug a few books we like. And it seems this will forever be known as the episode where Michael admits he enjoys the Polemics Report.
“I’m homosexual,” Isaac told me, “and I don’t think I could give up the happiness it brings me and deny who I am?— for something I am not certain about.” This was Isaac’s response to a question I asked him. What preceded and what followed the above response is the story I want to tell. […]
The photo to the right made its way around the internet and into my email. The gist is clear — it’s designed to exhibit that everyone suffers from “Total Depravity.” Haha. I get it. The idea is that the image is fixed and not actually testing anyone for any of the mentioned issues, but that […]
In TAU Roundtable 007, the guys talk about parables from Matthew 13. What are parables? Why did Jesus use them? And how do we apply them to our lives? Then the team gives their sports hot takes.
This week’s pSaturday Psalm comes from Psalm 119:65-72. Psalm 119 is a wonderful psalm that is really a “love poem,” so to speak, about God’s word! It is the longest chapter in the Bible — composed of 22 8 verse stanzas where the first letter of each line in a stanza begins with the same […]
September 11, 2001 is a day many people will never forget. My friend Angela Braxton was in one of the buildings that was crashed into that day and survived the tragedy.
At the time she nearly died from the events of 9/11, she was a non-believer abiding in the wrath of almighty God. But God has different plans for her.
“What is the Reformed Baptist view regarding those who commit suicide?” This question was posted on Facebook. The answers vary between “never saved to begin with,” to “Jesus’ blood covers it.” This is one of those questions that is likely to evoke an emotional response from people, so sensitivity coupled with biblical thinking is of […]
There was a farmer who sold a pound of butter to a baker. One day the baker decided to weigh the butter to see if he was getting a pound, and he found that he was not. This angered him, and he took the farmer to court. The judge asked the farmer what he was […]