Tag Archives: Ale

Independence Day

Independence Day

Today is Independence Day in the United States. Although the exact date is a bit arbitrary, back in 1776 the early American colonies voted to be free from Great Britain. Eventually the fourth of July became a national holiday marked by vivacious celebrations including fireworks, flags and fanfare. People invite over friends and fire up [...]

An All-American Friday Night

An All-American Friday Night

Last night I had a true, All-American Friday night. Some have no idea what that means (and probably never will)… and others will roll their eyes because they just don’t understand (and probably never will). You don’t have to be American to have an All-American Friday, as it is part of a transcendent and spiritual [...]

The Radical Reformission

The Radical Reformission

There are not many books that I would say are my most-recommended, and indeed ostensibly there should be only one. Well, right now – for my Christ-following readers – the next book you read needs to be the Radical Reformission by Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. Really… not kidding… read the friggin’ [...]

Everything I needed to know I learned from Lord of the Rings.

Everything I needed to know I learned from Lord of the Rings.

Some say it of kindergarten or nursery school or whatever (you’ve seen the posters)… I say it of Tolkien. Yes, everything I ever needed to know I learned from The Lord of the Rings. [well, almost] I learned that bands of elves, half-lings, dwarves, wizards, rangers, and warriors aren’t just for Dungeons & Dragons (a [...]

Different is good

Different is good

I heard something different in church recently. I recommend the Cherry Raspberry Ale, by the way…. you can tell I’m definitely comfortable with my manliness that I can recommend that while wearing a pink shirt. – Pastor Phil Taylor, Terra Nova Church Drinking is, by far, the least mentioned – in evangelical church culture – [...]