Posts from January 2022

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Run Forest Run

by Tyler Dirks

Forest Gump ran for 3 years, 2 months, 14 days, and 16 hrs. Whenever you think about Forest Gump you can envisage: The guy who ran to collect Jonathan’s arrows (1 Samuel 20:36). Ahimaaz (2 Samuel 18). Running into battle (Psalm 18:29). The sun …running its daily course with joy; like a bridegroom (Psalm 19:5). […]

That Happened! [excerpts from the life of Samson continued]

by Tyler Dirks

Warning, excerpts from Samson’s life contain large quantities of inappropriocity. Proceed with caution. So you remember how Samson had the hots for a lady in Timnah, and they got hitched; and then Samson stormed off during the wedding reception because he was angry with some fellas over a gambling fiasco? Well, after Samson cooled-off a […]

Attending Church(es): The Screwtape Letters [Chapter XVI]

by Tyler Dirks

I was listening to The Screwtape Letters on Hoopla while driving to climb with Will this morning. I found the 16th letter to be particularly constructive, so now I share it with you: My dear Wormwood, You mentioned casually in your last letter that the patient has continued to attend one church, and one only, […]

That Happened! [excerpts from the life of Samson]

by Tyler Dirks

The angel of the Lord appeared to Samson’s mom and said to her, “Behold, you are barren and have not borne children, but you shall conceive and bear a son.” Samson’s dad said to the angel of the Lord, “What is your name, so that, when your words come true, we may honor you?” And […]