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Craig Ferguson’s Monologue on Alcoholism (and more)

I remember seeing this on the original air date of February 20, 2007; but had forgotten about it until a conversation yesterday about Craig Ferguson prompted me to look it up on YouTube. I am still astounded at what is…

Leithart, SJC Ruling and a Crucial Tangential Relation

If you are not familiar with the current hoo-hahs within the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), then for minimum context you will want to read Peter Leithart’s letter to Presbytery following the 2007 General Assembly, Rob Rayburn’s supplemental brief to…

What is a “Session?”

As I was getting ready to tweet that I was headed to a Session meeting tonight, I was reminded at how foreign that term sounds to folks outside of the church (or even beyond Presbyterian and reformed circles). In fact,…

Of Paul, N.T. Wright and Long Sentences

sen·tence n. 1. A grammatical unit that is syntactically independent and has a subject that is expressed or, as in imperative sentences, understood and a predicate that contains at least one finite verb. A couple of months ago I was…

What is So Good About ‘Good Friday,’ Anyway?

The following is a conversation that my wife had with our five year old daughter, which she subsequently posted on Facebook. Yesterday I was talking to the kids about Good Friday and Isabel said it should be called Sad Friday….