"Where's the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering kaboom?" –Marvin Martian

Has it really been four years since Michael’s passing?

Chris: I once heard a pastor say during the sermon, (in a SBC church mind you), that the King James bible was gonna be in the middle of heaven. FWIW, I am also SBC, but believe that the LORD Jesus Christ will be the focus of the new heavens and new earth.

We need men like Walter White, in order for us to feel better about ourselves, and the choices that we have made.

KENT: According to a study by Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, there may be approximately 41,000 Christian denominations. Jesus’ church is not longer “in one accord”. [Edit] Several years ago, our men’s group did a study on doctrinal difference between Southern Baptists (our denom) and about a dozen other denominations. We were delighted to see that we […]


Years ago, Michael used to ask a “Question of the Day” to prompt discussion on this site. My QOTD is, “Why don’t we bring back the Question of the Day”?

I have never tweeted. Does that make me bad? Or just a dinosaur?

Michael was a pastor. When I was sitting under preaching, week after week, that did not point to Jesus, I could interact with Michael on this blog, and I was constantly pointed to the Savior. Michael was a pastor to me, though we never met face to face. We need pastors like Michael Spencer who […]

Prayers Needed

JS, praying for your family. On a related note, we had a fourteen month die in our church family. The grandparents are faithful members, and the parents are in the midst of a divorce. The toddler died suddenly on Tuesday afternoon, and is undergoing an autopsy today. The funeral is scheduled for Monday. I am […]


Jared: I would love to discuss NCT.

Greetings from one of the Arkansas hillbillies – to the new guys. Maybe you fellows can add a little lift to the Tavern.