Sinners are the Heirs of the Reformation

I have been told many times that the future of Lutheranism lays in the hands of those who have not […]

I Am That Guy

“Why evil?,” asks everyone from long time church going folk to militant atheists preaching on the Internet.  It’s a good […]
October 05, 2017 by Joel Hess

The Tolkien Option, Part 2: Recovery

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to […]
September 27, 2017 by Sam Schuldheisz

Photoshopping Death

Funeral homes specialize in doing everything necessary to whitewash the very basis of their existence. They pretty up the corpse […]

Look Upon the Tree

Here’s a dose of optimism for you. It comes from Henry David Thoreau writing beside Walden Pond when this nation […]
August 11, 2017 by David Rufner

Congratulations, You Are Being Rescued… Please Do Not Resist

A 1517 / Jagged Word Crosspost Do you ever notice that Christians tend to treat their salvation like a participatory […]
August 07, 2017 by Dr. Scott Keith

No Gospel for Girls

She knows the Gospel. But she can’t hear it. I would like to say she is the only one. But […]
July 31, 2017 by Cindy Koch

Do You Want to Watch the Game?

When I was in seventh grade I did not take my confirmation classes very seriously. I failed my first test, […]
June 29, 2017 by Bob Hiller

When God Becomes A Tropical Fish

Men, alienated from their God, behave violently. What is the value of money, beauty, and status if we believers are […]
June 13, 2017 by Donavon Riley

News That’s Too Good to be True

Why is justification by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone so hard for us to swallow? Why do […]