A Fast from Fasting

A Fast from Fasting

I’m not fasting for Lent this year. There, I said it. It’s not like I believe it’s a Christian requirement that I fast during Lent, though sometimes I add that burden to myself. But I love the church calendar; I love following along with believers...
Making a Mess of Ministry

Making a Mess of Ministry

As my pastor spoke on Sunday from 1 Timothy 1 about the series of bad decisions that can lead a person away from true Gospel ministry and toward a ministry of self-promotion, I couldn’t help but think of this blog. How easy it would be for me to follow the...
The Way of Ignorance

The Way of Ignorance

Since I’ve been blogging, it has become my habit to think about my life in terms of short essays suitable for comment. Keeping my thoughts “bloggable” has become a kind of filter through which I have inadvertently subjected my thought life. A censor,...