Monthly Archives: September 2007

Perelandra and the Front Porch

I am halfway through reading C.S. Lewis’ book entitled “Perelandra”, the second in his renowned science fiction trilogy. My copy of the book is pretty dang old–my dad read it when he was young–which is cool. But as a consequence, … Continue reading

Posted in autobiography, front porch, jesus


Following is an excerpt of an e-mail I wrote to a friend this morning. I’ve altered it a bit to protect the privacy of others. As far as my life goes… sorry if I’ve been running a bit silent. The … Continue reading

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In the Land of Broken Words

A few months ago, I wrote a song called “In the land of broken toys”, reminiscent of the rejects portrayed in the claymation film “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”. A land of broken toys is a very plausible fiction for anyone … Continue reading

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If I’m going to write a post about Communion (or the Lord’s Supper) I have to start with a confession, and repentance. It has been my responsibility, as a pastor, to make sure that the people who worship with The … Continue reading

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You say you’re omniscient. You say there’s nothing that escapes your notice… nothing you cannot understand. At one point maybe you decided there were a few things outside your experience, so you came down and did that, too. Now we’re … Continue reading

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