Posts from November 2023

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Christmas Time Is Here!

by Tyler Dirks

It’s Christmas time. So of course we must ponder Christ’s Mass [the word “Mass” comes from the Latin word, ” Missa,” meaning “Go! You are sent!”]. So what was The Christ SENT to accomplish? Christ’s mission was to (a) infinitely & perfectly atone for evil, treacherous, criminals; and (b) to achieve perfection on their behalf […]

GKC Quotes

by Tyler Dirks

Our good friend Neil Gaiman recently pointed out, “Behind every Chesterton sentence there is someone painting with words, and it seems to me that at the end of any particularly good sentence or any perfectly-put paradox, you can hear the author, somewhere behind the scenes, giggling with delight.” Neil’s observation prompted me to explore anew […]

Egypt …God’s People!

by Tyler Dirks

Today, during my morning meeting with The Boss, He mentioned Egypt. At first He said some inauspicious stuff like, “I have mingled within Egypt a spirit of confusion. Egypt’s princes are utterly foolish; and the wisest counselors of Pharaoh give stupid counsel. Egypt’s ‘wise men’ will make Egypt stagger in all its deeds, as a […]

The Purchased & Plundered Self

by Tyler Dirks

PROTECTING SELF As they were coming home, when David returned from striking down the Philistine, the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet King Saul, with tambourines, with songs of joy, and with musical instruments.And the women sang to one another as they celebrated, “Saul has struck down […]

Quotes From The Trilogy

by Tyler Dirks

The best trilogy of all time!? LoR? BTTF? Batman [Begins, TDK, TDKR]? Toy Story? The Godfather? Bourne? Austin Powers? The answer is… CS Lewis’ Space Trilogy. Perhaps some of you will disagree with this, but hear me out. The least you can do is read Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, & That Hideous Strength […]