Tag Archives: Brad Stine

What Would Jesus Brew?

What Would Jesus Brew?

In a bold move toward being more Christ-like I am going to delve into the wondrous world of drink-making… that is, brewing. With the help of a home-brewing kit from my wife I will test my skills at this time-honored tradition, and as a follower of Christ I am excited by the renowned group of [...]

Blogs, Speech, and the Tyranny of the Offended

Blogs, Speech, and the Tyranny of the Offended

If you haven’t read my post Blogs Aren’t For the Skittish yet then you should. I know I haven’t posted much lately, but rest assured it’s not because my mental well is dry. Much to the contrary I have more material I need to blog on than I can even remember at any one time. [...]

Blogs Aren’t For the Skittish

Blogs Aren’t For the Skittish

Candor is a blogging cornerstone. If you want to blog you better have something to say and have the chutzpah to say it. Otherwise, what is the point? And if what you’re blogging poses no danger of offending someone then your content is probably devoid of any intellectually substantial thought or discourse. Have I offended [...]

Relevance is a temptation?

Relevance is a temptation?

Sit back… this may get preachy! For my non-Christian readers, this could go totally over your head, yet it may be very pertinent to you where you are in your spiritual journey. For my Christian readers, just know that I prayerfully ruminated on this for weeks before deciding to blog it. I encourage all to [...]

Scroogy Reporting

Scroogy Reporting

Okay, I may have really done it good this time. I just fired off a letter to the editor of the Albany Times Union in response to this piece written by Kate Gurnett. I proofed it as much as was safe in the short period I had to click [Send] before I changed my mind. [...]

Chardonnay and Lean Pockets

Chardonnay and Lean Pockets

Yesterday afternoon I had a moment… I was sitting on the couch enjoying a Chardonnay and a Lean Pocket while watching news clips of shoppers trampling themselves to finish their Christmas shopping before noon… and I’m thinking to myself that all common sense has gone to pot. Here these people are pushing each other to [...]