My latest article…

Article I posted yesterday at my Bible-teaching blog, Zero Faith Saint:

I never knew that there actually was such a thing as Bible teaching, until God got me into a Bible-teaching church. Over time, I came to realize that in a typical, “traditional” church, there is not teaching but rather a program. The service opens with a few hymns, or these days with a few Christian […]

via A “Child of Abraham” — Zero Faith Saint

K-Day: A Bittersweet Farewell…

(A lament on the closing of a local K-Mart, which I originally posted at Suncoast Diecasters)

First, the bitter:

As I approached the store, I stopped suddenly, frightened by the presence of printed signs taped inside the doors. I was still too far to read them, but I feared the worst: that another K-Day had been postponed, or even cancelled. I walked up to the doors, and read the signs:

And then he fainted.

And then he fainted.

I had a brief moment of relief, learning that it was about layaways. Then the weight of those last two words… (continue reading)

Thankfulness in the Days of #Irma

(This was originally posted on my Bible study blog, Zero Faith Saint)

…In all things give thanks… 1 Thessalonians 5:18 In many ways it’s good that phrases and ideas in Scripture are so deeply woven into the fabric of American culture. The other side of the coin, however, is that meaning can become lost in familiarity. In the context of the title of this article, one might […]

via Thankfulness in the Days of #Irma — Zero Faith Saint