Category Archives: Miscellanies

Dogmatics & Dramatics

A friend and I were talking about the relationship between systematic and biblical theology the other day. The summary of that conversation is as follows… Systematic theology gives us our dogmatics, and biblical theology gives us our dramatics. Both are … Continue reading

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Christ’s Mess

[Editorial note: This post was first composed for a Christmas party on December 19, 2009. It is reposted today at the request of a friend.] There is a real trouble with celebrating Christmas, but it is not the sort of … Continue reading

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Raining Grace

[Editorial note: This essay was first composed on May 16, 2008. It is the title essay in my third publication, Rustling Leaves. For those who are interested, the book is available for purchase here.] It was raining this morning in … Continue reading

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Making Tea

[Editorial note: This essay was first composed on November 29, 2007. It is the title essay in my second publication, Making Tea. For those who are interested, the book is available for purchase here.] It is late November in Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Very much has changed in my life since the first appearance of Pipe & Pint Online. Consequently, I’ve been wanting to give this site a new beginning for some time – but have hitherto lacked the time. Not that I … Continue reading

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