***** He sits in the study, quietly composing tweet storms. Fire gently crackling in the fireplace. Casting Crowns playing in the background. She enters, pulling the door shut behind her. She is dressed in her Good Sweatpants. “The kids are asleep,” she announces, but his eyes do not leave the screen. “Even Malachi?” he asks.
And then there were five. After 12 months of submissions, a selection show, and a contentious opening round, we say goodbye to 11 of the final 16 contenders. It’s been a long road, Kate Shellnutt. Rest easy. ***** A few people have asked about the “snubs” we kept mentioning on the selection show, i.e., the
As CS Lewis once said, “Christian Twitter is exhausting.” It is a vast, cavernous expanse of futility where theologians prattle on endlessly about dead people while the outrage brigades climb over each other to trumpet their wokeness and strange Baptists argue and block each other. But wait… Out of the darkness, movement A lone champion
***** Probably if there is one thing I am known for, it is heroically scoring 12 points against the theological degenerates of Gateway Christian, helping to end their reign of terror in the St. Louis Metro Christian Athletic Association, even though Mike Chavez only scored 1 point that night, probably because he was real distracted
***** Probably the thing that gets most Christians in trouble is forgetfulness. Like, when a famous Christian accidentally sleeps with the wrong person because they forgot who they were allowed to sex. I guess sometimes you learn too many genealogy verses and it pushes the other, more important verses out of your brain. Anyway, since
***** Christianity is at a crossroads. Confronted with the shifting ethics of our postmodern society, the Church must make a choice: do we bend to the cultural milieu, or do we hold to an ethos our world views as increasingly archaic? There are certain things the Church must never forget, certain things we cannot forget:
Being an Evangelical Thought Leader™ is more than just writing think pieces and tweeting platitudes. I mean, that’s about 95% of it, sure, but there’s other stuff, too. Like sacrifice. Sacrifice is when you notice that the other Thought Leaders are more famous than you, so you make a big deal about giving up something,