From Eden to Heaven: Spiritual Formation for the Adventurous

This book has been a very long time in the making. I've been teaching spiritual formation for over a decade at Hardin-Simmons University, and I've led three pilgrimages to Ireland (a fourth is slated for this Spring). Drawing upon the material I developed for these courses, I've crafted this book. In it, I explore the …

How the Son of a Rural Sharecropper Became an Ambassador for Humanity: The Story of Blind Willie Johnson

At the age of five, George Johnson gave his son Willie a gift that would change his life—a cigar box guitar. As Willie picked it up and began strumming, it soon became apparent that he had a gift. A couple of years later, Willie’s stepmother was caught cheating, and his father beat her out of …

Penile Substitution

If you ever had any doubt whatsoever that the Church was patriarchal, consider the fact that the very first BIG fight the early Christians got into was over what the penis should look like (Acts 15).