Best Brownies

Use This Secret Ingredient I like to keep things simple. This is a variation on my Super Fudge Brownie recipe. Eliminate the chips and add 1/2 teaspoon Ancho Chile powder. No, your brownies won’t be hot and spicy. What you will get is a richer, more complex chocolate flavor. You won’t be disappointed. I promise. …
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Wesleyan theology rocks!

This is one of the best short descriptions of Wesleyan theology that I’ve seen. Dr. Witherington III makes the connections between love, grace, and changed lives. A connection that Calvinistic theologies fail to make. I’ve always viewed Wesleyan theology as optimistic and joyful, and Calvinistic theologies as pessimistic and dour. Watch and enjoy!

Funny stuff

I ran across this blog post from last year while I was doing some research: Top 10 Reasons Why Men Shouldn’t Be Ordained. Some of the commenters are funnier than the list, especially the “you should read your Bible and repent” types. But I’m just a woman, what do I know?

I had to hold my tongue…

but I can’t help but blog about it. I encountered a woman recently whose (adult, unmarried) daughter is pregnant (by accident) with her third child. The daughter has a long history of poor life choices, including obviously her choice in men. The daughter also lives with the mother and the mother takes care of the …
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To church or not to church

I ran across a story this week that talked about the findings of a LifeWay Research study. It basically says that the “unchurched” (a particularly stupid word) see Christian churches as full of hypocrites and overly judgmental. One of the quotes is that 44% said that “Christians get on my nerves.” This study simply confirms …
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