Christianity and Politics

(Note: This post is adapted from a talk Joel gave November 1st, 2015 at Mountain Brook Community Church)   People are losing their minds over the disaster that is otherwise knows as US presidential politics. You mean, you haven’t noticed? Unfortunately, among those whose reason and sense have flown out the window, are Christians. In…

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On Ash Wednesday

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust. Psalm 103:13-14   Expectations are everything. “Oh yeah. He’s three” is a expectation adjustment that we need often in the Busby home. I have a three year…

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My PhD thesis… coming soon in SNTS

I brought home the bound copy of my doctoral thesis over a year ago just after my viva. When I placed it on the kitchen table—253 pages of A4—my wife made this observation: “That is the most expensive book we own.” So right. I have paid for many books in my life. Never will I…

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