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harold sikkema

flying solo

In certain church subcultures, strength is derived from emphasis on marriages and family. That strength is made more emphatic and rigid when (the community's) youth are assumed to be similarly on a trajectory towards (healthy) marriages. I celebrate that, but...

In certain church subcultures,...

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on CBC haters

So I get this random email criticising CBC for airing Katy Brand's Big Ass Show - in which she parodies Jesus, giving him a girlfriend who turns out to be the force behind all of these 'miracles'. Which of course...

So I get this random email cri...

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barmeno

    I discovered this typeface today on the side of an "Adamson Lawn Care" trailer at Kathleen's. I Googled Adamson Lawncare, and plugged their logo into whatthefont. Bingo. I love how I can discover a typeface this way, and now suddenly I'm well...

    I discovered...

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Ambrogio Lorenzetti

Corrie Kessler's mother has a print hanging in her house. It's Ambrogio Lorenzetti's Allegories of Good and Bad Government. It's a seriously deep, big picture story! ...

Corrie Kessler's mother has a ...

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higher criticism

Does higher criticism proceed solely on the basis of anti-supernatural and rationalistic presuppositions? Or does it also have a kind of humility among its antecedents?...

Does higher criticism proceed ...

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pure and elevated

I found this ambitious quote from A.W. Tozer: The heaviest obligation lying upon the Christian Church today is to purify and elevate her concept of God until it is once more worthy of Him—and of her. I read this as "when seeking...

I found this ambitious quote f...

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