Category Archives: Outhouse Quick Hits

The Gospel According to Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly, discussing his youthdom in Catholic school: I never met a  priest on earth who could tell you anything about heaven, but they knew every square inch of hell. Robert Burns said he can only presume it’s because they’ve … Continue reading

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When did God make America?

It’s over a week out of date now, but I ran into this trail of 4th of July tweets and found them amusing. I don’t know how many of these tweeters were Leno-man-on-the-street level idiots, but it turns out this … Continue reading

Posted in Church and State, Civil religion, Friday fun, Humor, Outhouse Quick Hits, Quotes, Some fun | 3 Comments

Plus ça Change

With apologies to T. David Gordon (and Nicholas Carr and John McWhorter and Neil Postman and Jacques Ellul)… I couldn’t decide on a title for this post. I was thinking also of “Nothing New Under the Sun”, but when I … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Entirely Different and Unrelated

Today’s Wondermark! made me think of 2K, so I thought I’d share. Don’t forget to hover the mouse over the comic for the extra punchline in the mouseover text… Obviously, that’s not a Christian Realtor’s Office, or they’d have a … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Brew?

From my buddy Mike Hess, owner and proprietor of Hess Brewing (and sole provider of liquid refreshment to Hoagies&Stogies), here’s an unfortunately titled article in the Wall Street Journal. This bit in the middle is about Hoagies&Stogies: For at least … Continue reading

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Guess Who

Cornelius Van Til stands as the prince of twentieth-century Christian apologetics. He has had by far the most profound impact on my own thinking of all my teachers. His theological insight and prophetic witness have been a conscience, if not … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christian life, Christian Reformed Church, Guess the Good Guy, Outhouse Quick Hits, Quotes, Van Til, Who Said That | 5 Comments

Surprise! Guess who’s Presbyterian…

It seems to me common knowledge that Charles Finney was ordained as a Presbyterian minister, but I had never heard that Billy Sunday was as well. Apparently Sunday was ordained in 1903. He died this day in 1935. Read more … Continue reading

Posted in Billy Sunday, Charles Finney, evangelicals, History, Irony, Outhouse Quick Hits, Prohibition, Revivalism, under-confessionalism | 4 Comments