Am I reading this wrong? So I read and re-read the Bible, slowly, usually over about 18 months at a time. I like to consider the Word, post the Word on social media, discuss the Word, argue about the Word, read commentaries about the Word– and see if I understood the great Father God Creator..
The bottom line, I guess, is that I’m not likely to buy a house without cornice moulding, spike my hair, wear pink shorts or apologize for the Fourth of July. You can do that if you want to, but I got very much in touch with my hyper-traditionalism in grad school, the first time someone..
A Short Story At the beginning of the pandemic, Russell Pym had been indulging a new reading obsession, “all things flu.” The possibility of sudden, arresting lung failure, of drowning in his own fluids, of dying at age 27, all of that worked like a steel rasp grating away at the soft pine in his..
Donald Trump and the Pharisees Four Years Later I think the Good Lord gave me some small ability to heap insult and ridicule on dumb people and evil ideas, but I haven’t used my gift as well as I should. It’s been bothering me, because I truly believe God allowed Donald Trump to teach me..
Cambridge, MA • ICBTS News A rattled David Hogg was escorted off the Harvard Campus yesterday as troubling news leaked about a confession he made to a fellow student regarding his childhood affection for the hetero-normative television sit-com, “Friends.” “Confessions simply aren’t enough,” said fellow student, Ming Lee-Trowbridge. “The fact that David actually laughed at such horribly..
A Health Policy Change Every Few Hours Dr. Anthony Fauci, reversed his course on Trump rallies, a few hours after warning against them, after learning thousands of “Black Hebrew Israelites” would be offering boot-licking racial forgiveness opportunities on the way into the assemblies. “This obviously changes everything,” Fauci said, in answer to a question from..
Be a Berean, you coward.. I’ve come to believe that I’ve missed, and even dismissed, many of God’s greatest truths by virtue of how horribly they are taken hostage, with singular zeal–apart from the greater Biblical picture. A Christian can be very much like the Jesus-tempting Satan, brandishing a powerful scriptural dagger, sounding “holy” but..
Wilmington, DE • ICBTS News A series of unscripted remarks by presumed presidential candidate, Joe Biden, has sent campaign surrogates out, once again, on a damage control mission. After a non-campaign event at the former vice president’s home, Biden was allowed to talk to an old media friend over drinks, unsupervised, and it became apparent that..
CHAZ District, Seattle • ICBTS News Aging members of a song and dance troupe harking back to the Broadway Musical “Hair” (1967) were denied citizenship in the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) yesterday, as officials of the new district scrambled to set up border walls and tamper proof ID. “To say that we’re discouraged is a major understatement,”..