The silent church

Every time I ask a question of my church friends that is deeper than “does God love me?” it’s as if the authorities called for radio silence. I’ve never once got a reply to a religious question. Quite frankly, I’ve had it with baby church.

Libertarianism and Christianity …

While looking up information on Strymon pedals I stumbled across a blog concerning playing guitar in a church worship band. In my current church a few members have stated their liberal leanings and one complimented me on being civil in my staunch capitalist/constitutionalist, freedom loving facebook posts. I’m wondering how they would respond to the […]

Working on Bible Verse Tags for ASP.NET (C#)

To do: build Regex to detect bible verses in tags put in named back-references find a way to choose different tables with LINQ make it work for an entire chapter add error messages move it to a class file instead of in the page run it from the filterText method if IndexOf(“[bible]”) !=-1 fix toVerse […]

Why I don’t do xmas

It involves lying. Do you tell your children “if you’re good Santa will bring you presents”? That’s a lie. Do you tell your children that Santa exists? That’s a lie. Do you tell your children that Santa actually flies in a sleigh and delivers gifts? That’s a lie. It encourages children to lie. “Yes, I […]

Happy passover

Luke 22:19-2019And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.  20Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood, which is shed for you.   – King James Version […]

Be Berean

With the recent celebration of valentine’s day at the church I attend, I once again sit wondering why pagan rituals are not only accepted but openly celebrated in a church that is supposed to separate themselves from the practices and customs of the world. 2 Corinthians 6:16-1716And what agreement hath the temple of God with […]

Swan Songs – In Search of the Staffstone

Swan Songs – In Search of the Staffstone “A blast of fire roared toward him. The clothes on his back burst into flames. Kyle dove into the river… The dragon dove into the river…” Swan Songs In Search of the Staffstone A Christian children’s fantasy-adventure story about… An archaeologist uncle responsible for two world wars—maybe […]