Monthly Archives: June 2009

731 days of bliss

Tomorrow, June 30, Corrie and I celebrate two years of marriage. On this night two years ago, I was kidnapped by my groomsmen and other friends and taken to Iron Hill Brewery for drinks and merriment. Then we went back … Continue reading

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Sale this week on circumcisions: 15% off!

In a previous post, Bekah discussed the ancient Mesopotamian mouth-cleansing ceremony for an idol. I commented on the hand-made-ness of the idols, and connected it to Paul’s use of χειροποιητος (“hand-made”) in Ephesians 2. This post will explore this relationship … Continue reading

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Yahweh’s Cult Statues

In the beginning, Yahweh God built a temple. Now the stones with which Yahweh wished to build His temple were scattered and broken and there were no hands to set the stones together, and the Breath of Yahweh hovered over … Continue reading

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New co-host

It’s a privilege to welcome my sister, Rebekah, to this blog as my co-host. I’ll let Bekah introduce herself more fully, but I will say that you will find her writing thoughtful and enjoyable. I have encouraged her to put … Continue reading

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Celibate Clergy

Several years ago I discovered a radio program based in the Midwest called "Issues, Etc." The host, Todd, is a Lutheran pastor, and the show is a mix of theology, culture, politics, history and pastoral theology, livened by Todd’s and … Continue reading

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What to do with Genesis

One issue I’ve been mulling over for the last few years is the relationship of Genesis’ primeval history to modern science. I grew up believing that the world was 6,000-10,000 years old, that God created the world in 144 hours, … Continue reading

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What’s going on

Since I haven’t posted in a while, I thought it might be nice to update. In light of my previous post, this may seem strange to think that you care, but my rationale is that pretty much only people who … Continue reading

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Blogging

Last year I started this blog with every intention of posting something interesting or helpful every so often. As you can see, that has not worked out as I hoped. It was difficult to make time to blog when I … Continue reading

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