Don’t Skip to Salvation: A Lenten Warning

I picked up a Lenten Bible study off the couch yesterday and opened it up. "We are but dust, but we have a Savior!" That was the first line of the thing. I read a bit more and didn't think much about it. This morning, on Ash Wednesday, we read Jesus' teachings in Matthew 6,…

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Football and the Denigration of the Other

To hell with georgia. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are such an awesome football team! We run a unique, complex offensive scheme specifically engineered to negate our opponents' superior speed or strength, or both. We have more national championships than the puppies from athens, and our most recent one, as illustrated in the photo above,…

Sin and the Man Born Blind

Sin. Man, that is a nasty looking word. I could barely type it before loads of baggage started tumbling out from my past. We often think of sin as performing morally evil actions, such as lying or taking that extra cookie from the jar without our grandmother noticing (though I just learned the other day that…