My Eulogy for Rev. William K. McElvaney

As you might imagine, I’ve prayed a long time about what to say today. What can I say to honor a man who was, no joke, my favorite professor in seminary, and later… Continue reading

A Tribute to Bill Warrick

The Spin Cycle

I’ve been feeling pretty bad the past few days. Just run down, tired. My bones hurt. That doesn’t happen to me very often. But my joints literally hurt. I’m virtually positive that it’s… Continue reading

Life Is Short

Video Remembrances of Bill McElvaney

As many of you will know, Dr. Bill McElvaney died earlier today. I will most definitely have much more to say about Bill in the coming days and weeks. But, for now, I… Continue reading

Daisy @ The Lake

Whatever They Prove, It Won’t Be Faith

Here they go again. A group of “Creation Scientists” are back in the news with their goal of proving the literal truth of the Biblical creation story. What they’re trying to do is… Continue reading

When Citizens Become the Nail

Ferguson is a mess. If journalists can be arrested for no reason whatsoever, (hauled out of a McDonald’s, with their press credentials clearly visible) just imagine how average citizens of Ferguson are being… Continue reading

A New Bench

Of Voice and Verse

Originally posted on "Scattershooting":
Although the genesis and perhaps lion’s share of credit for the power in this inspiring scene from “Dead Poets Society” belongs with screenwriter Tom Schulman, it is…