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The best strawberry shortcake ever

When my son was little and in that maddeningly wonderful phase of never tiring of hearing the same book read over and over and over and over and over again, one of our favorites was “Cook-a-doodle-doo,” by Janet Stevens and … Continue reading

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“God loves you, so stop being a jerk”

I recently had a conversation with someone about the word “wretch,” and how some people are uncomfortable using that word to describe themselves. As in, “Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me.” Don’t you ever … Continue reading

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True Religion

Religion. The word everybody loves to hate. Over the past 800 years or so, religion has gotten a bad name. You don’t need me to count the ways. Instead, I have a few things to say in defense of religion. … Continue reading

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How left is “The Religious Left”?

Someone recently sent me Charles M. Blow’s recent New York Times op-ed piece, “Rise of the Religious Left.” The gist? A recent report from the Pew Research Center shows that a growing number of traditionally Democratic ethnic groups, such as … Continue reading

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So, what’s “Jesus Brunch”?

So I thought I better start off this new blog with an explanation of the name (a good example of keeping myself honest). Basically, it’s a phrase that’s been rattling around my head for a few weeks. I couldn’t think … Continue reading

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