Or, How Christians can respond to Evil.

Disclaimer: If you’ve recently been up close and personal with death, evil, chaos or pain, go read footnote 1 first.

You might be familiar with the problem of evil.


Teaching the Glory of God.


Or, Between the Straining and the Return.

I think Burning by Maggie Rogers might be my favorite song of all time.


Or, why all my friends and I are out of work.

For the past two years,


Or, how to see, know, and create God’s time.

In Greek, there are two different words for time.


Or, how a coffee shop can change who you are.

An Average Day in the Life.


The end of a decade.

How to look back on the last ten years of your life, and read the narrative of your decade.

In high school, I read the Eragon book series.


Reflections on living, leaving, and moving on.

30% deep gratitude + 30% fulfilled joy + 40% the sorrow of loss = the last day of summer camp.


1 Happy are those

who do not follow the advice of the wicked,

or take the path that sinners tread,

or sit in the seat of scoffers;

2 but their delight is in the law of the Lord,

and on his law they meditate day and night.

3 They are like trees

planted by streams of water,

which yield their fruit in its season,

and their leaves do not wither.

In all that they do, they prosper.

4 The wicked are not so,

but are like chaff that the wind drives away.

5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in…


This school is not what it seems, but that’s not always a bad thing.

Let us begin with a parable of Lipscomb.

“It’s Friday morning, and three friends are up early. One leads a Bible study with a bunch of freshmen. One attends an SGA meeting where he plans an incredible event for Lipscomb students, and one guy (an RA) busts a freshman resident for drinking the night before. The next night, those guys carry some beer into a friend’s house. To clarify, two RA’s and a tour guide carry a case of beer into a house that’s literally across the street from campus. They split the pack with everyone there. It’s a party, but a housewarming party at that. …

Lorne Jaques

Writer. Teacher. Pastor. Interpreter of strange times, and aspiring polymath.

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