Monthly Archives: October 2018

Snoopy and the Unrecognizable Witness

This past Sunday’s classic Peanuts strip had a nice twist for the ongoing saga of the Great Pumpkin.  Makes you wonder if pastors and youth workers passed this strip around “back in the day.”  It’s always interesting to me when Schulz … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Fall into Winter

I think Caulfield is onto something in today’s Frazz comic strip.  Granted, most of us feel like Frazz most of the time.  But there is a sense that fall and winter get an unnecessarily bad rap. It’s also a beautifully … Continue reading

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Song for Another Leg of the Journey

A wonderful presentation of a classic song for the long road.

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Beyond Hot, Stinky Cat Dooky

There were two scenes in last week’s episode of The Good Place that were both hilarious and pertinent to some of the things that I cover in my upper level classes.  The first was “Jeremy Bearimy,” which NBC released as … Continue reading

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Closer to the Passage

The folks at FOX just released a new trailer for the January-dropping, small-screen rendition of Justin Cronin’s The Passage.  The big question in my head, as a fan of the trilogy, is how in the world they can translate the … Continue reading

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Company Under the Unpredictable Plant

I don’t remember how I found the works of Eugene Peterson, but I’m glad I did.  Peterson joined Tozer, Bonhoeffer, and Buechner in what I would call the first reading trajectory that took me beyond what was popular at the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Not Quite Bending over Backwards

This Sunday’s Nancy comic reminds us that autumn is here and that Halloween is just around the corner.   It’s also a subtle reminder of of the links we can go to in order to compensate for things sometimes. (image … Continue reading

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