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Sympathy for the Elder Brother

Sympathy for the Elder Brother

In keeping with the excellent article by Tullian Tchividjian over on the Gospel Coalition site about being self-righteous toward the self-righteous; a song by singer/songwriter Chris Knight came to mind. The title of this post was chosen in order to bring to mind the parallels between sympathy toward “elder brother”-types and sympathy for a more […]

Do You Have a Zombie Plan? Part VII

Do You Have a Zombie Plan? Part VII

We move in this installment from the fear of others to the fear of what is actually in our own hearts. Oprah had her last show the other day and, while I didn’t see it, my wife told me about it.  She said she had to turn the show off because Oprah’s insistence that the […]

Nine Musical Discoveries of 2010

Nine Musical Discoveries of 2010

Most of these have been fairly well documented on here. But just in case you missed it (lucky you!), here are nine or so particularly fertile areas of the musical landscape that I’ve explored this year: 9. Mary Star of the Sea – Zwan. 2010 was the year my anti-Billy Corgan snobbery finally bit the […]

Fighting the Law… and Losing

So, it’s winter and I’m depressed. This happens every year. I hate the cold weather, and this year has been especially cold, by Charleston standards anyway. Many of you in the Northeast are sneering about now. Thinking, “That Southern boy has it great! Complaining about temperatures in the 40’s and 50’s — Where does he […]

Love and a 45: I Want to Preach Like Chris Knight

Love and a 45: I Want to Preach Like Chris Knight

Badge number 301 Sits in his car and stares at his gun He wipes the blood from his shirt, The sweat from his brow He got out this time but he don’t know how Well he’d go on home but nobody’s there No one to hold; no one to care There was a time he […]

Top Five from the Past Decade

Top Five from the Past Decade

This has been a powerful and wonderful decade for me. I got married to an unbelievable woman, made lifetime friends at a very unlikely place, saw the resurgence of Alabama football, worked everywhere from political campaigns to banks to churches, and had a movement toward agnosticism arrested by hearing the Gospel in April of 2003. […]