"Seek out the society of your boon companions, drink, play, talk bawdy, and amuse yourself. One must sometimes commit a sin out of hate and contempt for the Devil, so as not to give him the chance to make one scrupulous over mere nothings…" –Luther

Speaking of four kids, I adopted my wife’s two kids last month, so now I am the father of four from age 4 to 12.  Congrats, Andy!

FT:  Agree 100%.  Peronist is how I have also described Obama.

Jared Wilson and company have to think through why Driscoll talking about oral sex, wifely stripteases and how the vulva has to be in Song of Songs because he says so in public sermons is copacetic but people reading, say, 50 Shades of Gray is bad, bad, bad.  What makes the distinction between erotica and smut?  What makes […]

To some degree, didn’t Paul let the culture determine his pastoral agenda? It didn’t determine the core of his teaching, but he did give guidance on the issues the people were facing. If Paul wrote us an epistle, I think he would write about this.

Loved Fearsome‘s ripping hair metal guitar solo when that website loads.  (jn) Speaking of guitar, has anyone else ever had the experience where you stop doing something for a long time, but when you get back to it you are a lot better in some ways than you were before?  For the most part, I […]

Jeremiah: As long as you don’t start giving out bro-hoofs, you probably haven’t crossed over yet.

I actually have tried the cat poop coffee.  We got a bit for my dad as a funny gift for his retirement party.  It tasted like coffee, but I drink coffee maybe twice a year, so what do I know?  I don’t remember what we paid, but it wasn’t anything like the price they were […]

I know, all too well, that people end up unwillingly divorced after years of tearful pleading to work things out with someone who mentally checked out long before. Yep.  

By the way…

Thank you oh so much, Fearsome, for sharing that Jesus Is My Friend video a few days back.  Despite all my efforts, I have been unable to dislodge it from my brain.

Bill:  The topic of men feeling manly watching MMA is how we got on the Brony topic a few months back.