Posts from June 2023

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by Tyler Dirks

The most famous, influential, important person in history. We didn’t even know He had arrived. We didn’t know He had arrived because the announcement was made by a deranged vagabond, and His arrival was in hicksville. Moreover, beyond the broadcasts of the deranged vagabond, the only other form of announcement came via astrology. This announcement […]

Cajoled Into The Job & Emergency Circumcision

by Tyler Dirks

I overheard The Boss tell Moses, “I’m sending you to Pharaoh to bring My people out of Egypt.” Moses told The Boss that he felt insufficient and completely unqualified for the job. The Boss told Moses, “This assignment has nothing to do with your ‘sufficiency’, or ‘your qualifications’? Do you think I’m in the market […]

Shepherding People Who Can’t Get Along

by Tyler Dirks

Years ago I arranged the content below in an effort to help some people repair a broken relationship. It didn’t work. The people decided not to repent and reconcile, and they haven’t spoken to each other for over 3 years now. However, perhaps God used that volatile & estranging situation to organize and publish the […]

Jegar Sahadutha / Galeed …Mizpah

by Tyler Dirks

Have you ever been in a situation where someone stopped regarding you with favor? And God told you to leave the presence of that person? So you gather up your wives and concubines and livestock, and you leave. But then the person you’re fleeing from follows you for 7 days to confront you. And God […]

relentlessly, imaginatively, curiously

by Tyler Dirks

Here is the most recent text exchange between BFW and I: Yesterday, 5:45 PM Bronco: Even though you don’t officially hold the rising adult position anymore :-)… I still have you on my calendar for tomorrow. I cannot do lunch, but if you want to meet up for breakfast, Sammies at Common Market, I’m game. […]

A Book That’ll Imaginatively Immerse You In The Story of Jeremiah

by Tyler Dirks

I recommend you read THIS BOOK. Below you will find an assemblage of quotations from the book to get you excited. “We underestimate God and we overestimate evil. We don’t see what God is doing and conclude that he is doing nothing. We see everything that evil is doing and think it is in control […]