Sand in the Gears

The Little Pope

Sunday, September 9th, 2012 Posted in Curmudgeonry, The Sermons | 14 Comments »

Perhaps you've heard of Mark Driscoll, the tough-talking young Calvinist in the Pacific Northwest, the one who preaches with his shirt untucked and likes to be called "Pastor Mark" and writes about the righteousness of blow jobs. In a recent blog ...

If only that communion bread were really holy…

Thursday, January 7th, 2010 Posted in Curmudgeonry, Theology | Comments Off on If only that communion bread were really holy…

It's no secret, my belief that, no matter how fetching or emotionally available a vampire is, the only proper response to him is a stake through the heart. Now Father Orthoduck opens a new can of worms, suggesting that one ...

Because circles, for the love of God, aren’t square

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 Posted in Theology | 68 Comments »

My family and I were on vacation, and so I missed the 500th anniversary of John Calvin's birth. I mean, July 10th happened where we were, it's just that he wasn't on my mind. I used to be a Calvinist. Many ...