Over the past six months, I’ve been on a journey to figure out what church membership means to me. Like any good Baptist, I feel a compulsion to start with … Continue reading One Body (Part Two of “What the Hell Is Church Membership?”)
I’m taking a break from the Monday/Thursday format to spend a week exploring a very important and confusing issue: church membership. This series may make some people uncomfortable, but as … Continue reading What the Hell Is Church Membership?
I may not have been that informed back in college, but that didn’t stop me from having opinions, and one of those opinions was that I didn’t like W (i.e. … Continue reading Vote Brand X
It’s starting to get a little chilly outside. Pumpkin spice season is winding down. Holiday shoppers are out in force. And here in Florida, Christmas lights are starting to appear … Continue reading Irish Coffee: To Baileys or Not to Baileys?
Somewhere around 2/3 of people who grow up in churches leave them after age 18, and many never return. Some leave Christianity entirely. Others just see church as unimportant to … Continue reading Exile Church
Great news, everyone! We’ve crossed the $200 mark on Patreon (meaning I can order the first round of Bar Chaplain coasters). As promised, here is the recipe and story behind the Sweetie … Continue reading The Search for Sweetie Collins (Patreon Special!)
Saturday was almost a very bad day. Knowing that it was our last free day for a few weeks, Jessi and I were determined to visit the St. Augustine Distillery. As different … Continue reading The St. Augustine Distillery
There are almost as many martini recipes out there as there are martini drinkers. This drink may have more variations than anything on the menu, so it’s good to know … Continue reading Ordering a Martini
Have you ever sat and wondered: what, really, is the purpose of criticism? What is the purpose of finding fault and showing that a person or a culture or a … Continue reading Creating Better Criticism
Let me present you with a thought experiment: You live in a country where there is heavy suspicion surrounding a particular religious group. Your country is actually under the control … Continue reading Would You Register?