Self-Excommunication in American Evangelicalism

During the pandemic and quarantine, there has been a lot of discussion about the nature of church, where and how it should be held, and if online services are consistent with scriptural commandments. While these discussions have been useful in evaluating our obedience to the command in Hebrews 10:24-25 not to forsake the assembly, there…

The Chief End of Man

The current pandemic has seen more than just the loss of life and livelihood. For many people it feels like the loss of identity and purpose too.  Who are we if we aren’t actively involved in this, that or the other? What purpose do we serve if we no longer have a job? Of what…

5 Spiritual Benefits of Diet and Exercise

We all know that proper nutrition and exercise are important, but our reasons for believing so are not often tied to our Christian worldview. Worse, so many of our motivations in this arena stem from a root of vanity, either in all-out narcissism or in self-loathing (which is nothing but a particularly deceptive form of…

THE DAILY DIRGE — Street Evangelist Coaxes Unbelievers With Toilet Paper…Hundreds Saved

BUSHWHACK, Texas — Like in most towns across America fighting to survive the COVID-19 pandemic, life has changed for just about everyone in Bushwhack. Everyone that is except for local street evangelist and fifth member of the Bushwhack Baptist Quartet, Charlie Ton.   Known for his theatrical and often controversial approach to evangelism, Charlie sees the…

Fellowship and Discipleship in Quarantine

Here at Bone of Bones we were recently joking about how our normal, daily lifestyles are now being called quarantine. While we introverts are more equipped to deal with the current situation, most Christians have seen their spiritual lives drastically impacted. With churches canceling Sunday services, bible studies, and other gatherings, the dent in fellowship…

The Christian Response to the Coronavirus

Image courtesy of The Patriot Post It’s strange times we’re living in. What began as a mysterious virus in China has become a global pandemic that’s completely reshaped our world.  Self-quarantines, government mandated shutdowns, economic unrest, grocery store shelves wiped clean, people fighting over toilet paper and hand sanitizer... If we weren't living it, it…

BYU Changes Policy on “Homosexual Behavior”

Last week, Brigham Young University, which is owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced they were changing their honor code policy to remove the ban on “homosexual behavior.” While the details are still being ironed out in terms of practical application, staff at the Honor Code Office stated that LGBTQ students…