Profanity Is Worse Than You Think

Profanity Is Worse Than You Think

(This article first appeared in The Gospel Coalition August 2020)   Growing up, “phooey” was my G-rated response when disappointed with circumstances. And if I was mad at a person, I’d go PG once in a while (when my parents weren’t around) by hurling a few...
C.O.R.E Identity

C.O.R.E Identity

C.O.R.E Identity Identity Awareness I am an old white guy who grew up poor, and then became an ordinary pastor of modest means, basic education, mediocre talent, decent health, and sushi-loving appetite. Which begs the question: Who am I? Are these things me, or are...

Psalm 7 – Song of the Slandered Saint

“From the [Psalm’s] title we learn the occasion of the composition of this song. It appears probable that Cush the Benjamite had accused David to Saul of treasonable conspiracy against his royal authority. This the king would be ready enough to [believe], [because of]...