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How to Be a Bad Theologian

How to Be a Bad Theologian

I’ve been thinking this morning about, of all things, hockey pools. For those unfamiliar with this phenomenon, a group of friends get together before the season and pick which NHL players they think will score the most points in the upcoming season. You assemble your roster and then watch to see how they perform against […]
God & Grace in the Garden & Coop

God & Grace in the Garden & Coop

"Hen Party"I try to make it a habit to walk around our yard most days after work.  I circle the house, then head down to the garden where yellow and red Zinnias occupy one row and red-and-white striped ones form another. The heads of the sunf...
Prequel to Thanksgiving

Prequel to Thanksgiving

My excuse for the lack of posts is that the first few weeks of classes demand all my energy and attention! So I will cheat and post my lecture notes on Psalm 107. I hope it makes reading more meaningful. This Psalm is carefully crafted and some scholars believe that the original psalm was verses […]
Season After Pentecost (Proper 20[25]) – The Epistle Passage: Conducting your life with New Testament wisdom

Season After Pentecost (Proper 20[25]) – The Epistle Passage: Conducting your life with New Testament wisdom

“Who is wise and understanding among you?” (James 3:13a) It is a trick question, beloved reader. “Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom.” (Verse 13b) I have been saying for the past week or two that Godly wisdom is not like earthly wisdom – the wisdom of […]

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