Finding Plymouth Rock: A Theology of Flight

Landing of the Pilgrims', (1877). From "Our Country: a Household History for All Readers, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time", Volume 1, by Benson J. Lossing. [Johnson & Miles, New York, 1877]. Artist Albert Bobbett. (Photo by The Print Collector/Getty Images) We all know the story. In 1620, 102 English Puritans boarded…

A New Year’s Update

Hello Bone of Bone readers! We'd like to apologize for the long and completely unannounced hiatus. April and I both experienced exciting life changes that have kept us away from this blog. For starters, April and her husband recently welcomed their first child into the world. A little girl named Oswin Noor Khaito. Look at…

There Are No Such Things as Giants

Two things happen simultaneously when a well-known Christian dies. First, Christians wonder what will happen to his or her ministry, who will fill such big shoes, "what will we do without so and so?" Second, the naysayers begin dredging up every negative fact and scandal to smear his/her name while the deceased teacher's followers go…

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…

[SATIRE] 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…

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…