How Long? Habakkuk and the Jen Hatmaker Situation

The Old Testament lesson from the lectionary this week is Habakkuk 1:1-4 and 2:1-4. Apart from having the most fun-sounding name among the minor prophets, Habakkuk's oracle is my favorite. Here are the opening lines: 1:1 The oracle that the prophet Habakkuk saw. 1:2 O LORD, how long shall I cry for help, and you…

The day my church talked about homosexuality

It was not even a full week after SCOTUS handed down its decision. We were wrapping up a student ministry service and I was picking around on my Martin (very skillfully, might I add.) The air was thick with expectant worship, an uncommon thing among today's youth. One topic change later, like a Spirit-sucking vacuum, there we were. We were…