By Jonathan Holmes - I don’t go on Facebook very often. If I do, it is usually to find jokes and other humorous tidbits, or the occasional theological writing that a friend has posted that might be worth reading. Besides, The Jagged Word, of course. However, not everybody trolls Facebook for the same reasons I … Continue reading You’re Surprised?
By Tim Winterstein - I knew this was going to happen. I knew that if a movie was hyped over and over, time and again, as being an incredible, profound meditation on faith and doubt, that it was unlikely to be anything of the sort. If someone has left or been scarred by Christianity, or … Continue reading Faith Deformed
By Paul Koch – Peddlers of bulls**t are nothing new. Our lives often seem to be saturated in their mess. We’re used to hearing bulls**t from our politicians and bureaucrats of almost any stripe. There’s bulls**t on the left and bulls**t on the right. There’s the difficult to decipher bulls**t that comes from mainline media … Continue reading Bulls**t Peddlers
By Bob Hiller - Someone is caught in the act of a grievous error. Everyone saw it. There is no denying it. They can’t justify it. So, what should be said about it? J. R. Smith might not be the best guy to learn from in this scenario. As I’m sure you’ve seen by now, … Continue reading Caught in Racism? What Do You Say?
By Tim Winterstein - I can't believe that I've been writing these for a year! Thanks to The Jagged Word for the opportunity to watch more movies and write down whatever I think about when I watch them. I don't know if any of it is worth anything, but at the very least, I hope … Continue reading Not Quite Holy
By Bob Hiller - We’ve all been there: You’re having a conversation about the faith with a person who is struggling to believe, or doesn’t at all. In the course of the conversation, they bring up an argument you don’t have an answer for. In fact, the point is way over your head, and you … Continue reading Apologetics as Love of Neighbor
By Tim Winterstein - [SPOILERS] There is only one story, told truthfully or distorted. Once reality has been shaded in a particular direction, there is no escaping it. One can deny it or affirm it, but one can't pretend that it never happened. So whether one denies the Christian story or believes it, it is … Continue reading One Kind of Invitation