By Paul Koch – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote an article about his desire to raise his children to be feminists. In it, he opines that he wants his sons to "escape the pressure to be a particular kind of masculine that is so damaging to men and to the people around them." While … Continue reading Boys Will Be Girls (Scouts)
By Graham Glover - Some think it’s reached the point of absurdity. Our politics that is. These past few months (actually, this past year and a half) has not seen our politics at their best. Like many of you, I’m still a bit shocked that we’ve gotten here and increasingly saddened as to why we … Continue reading Our Ridiculous Political Contradictions
By Jeff Pulse - The Old Testament text for this Sunday, October 15, 2017, comes from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah. The text is Isaiah 25:6-9 and is a portion of one of the few EXPLICIT resurrection texts in the Old Testament. This is not to say or to indicate that the Hebrews had … Continue reading OT Encounters: This is the Feast!
By Paul Nelson - Legend has it that the Negroni came to be nearly a century ago when the Italian Count Camillo Negroni asked a bartender in Florence to make his favorite cocktail, the Americano, stronger. The bartender substituted gin for the traditional soda water, resulting in the Negroni. Whether or not you believe this … Continue reading Drink of the Week: Negroni/Boulevardier
By Paul Koch - “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility … Continue reading A Shattered Faith
By Tim Winterstein - I'm not going to lie; there's a little bit of hipster in me. It's much harder for me to get enthusiastic about movies or music that other people recommend to me, except for a couple of people. I like to be the one who recommends things. I know that's a fault, … Continue reading Nihilism in the Moonlight
By Scott Keith - When the disciples of Christ Jesus asked him how to pray, he gave a somewhat uncharacteristically forthright answer. He uttered the words for them to repeat in what has come to be known as the Lord’s Prayer. From that time forward, the Lord’s Prayer has been a staple of catechetical instruction … Continue reading Lord, Teach us to Pray