God has a wonderful plan. But it’s not for my life. Well, to be more precise, the primary plan and purpose of God only includes me as a footnote. And I don’t know what my part in His plan actually is. In fact, to be honest, God’s plan for me might be, by all ordinary … Continue reading "What If God Doesn’t Have a Wonderful Plan for My Life?"
We Christians are a funny bunch.
No one knows who made this, but it is hilarious, especially if you are, as I, of the Reformed persuasion, at least soteriologically. The Semi-Pelagian Narrower Catechism Q: What is the chief end of each individual Christian? A: Each individual Christian’s chief end is to get saved. This is the first and great commandment. Q: … Continue reading "The Semi-Pelagian Narrower Catechism"
I confess: I have sinned repeatedly for years about something silly and selfish. I am what they call a “picky eater.” I could almost be the poster child for that disease. Since I was young, with little or no regard for my family and acquaintances, I have refused to eat a large variety of foods, … Continue reading "Repentance for Pickiness, or “Don’t Let Your Dislikes Become Sin”"
In middle school and high school, I was a bit of a Disney geek. I admit this. I memorized every song in the first two High School Musicals and Camp Rock. I can jam out to the theme songs of Phil of the Future, That’s So Raven, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, The … Continue reading "My Only Beef with Disney"
I am a believer in Biblical inerrancy. As far as I understand, the 66 books of God’s inspired Word contain no errors on any subject on which they make any statement. Unfortunately, though, the 66 books of the Bible were written by 40+ authors over a period of nearly 2000 years. So they don’t always … Continue reading "Inerrancy Will Be the Death of Me"
Every once in a while I am called to fill in for my pastor and preach. I figure that, when I do, I’ll share the sermon here. http://caleb.cleverness.us/wp-audio/Sermon%209-29.wav
Hello, all! Since this blog means to encompass both my thoughts on Christianity and on other stuff, I want to use the opportunity to share the my slowly refined approach to getting the best value in the smartphone market, both in plan cost and phone cost. I’ve been at this for about a year now, … Continue reading "Caleb’s Ultimate Smartphone Guide"