Is the KKK Really a Threat? And What About Authority?

Donald Trump is in my hometown of Phoenix, AZ tonight. And Phoenix Police are out to try to quench any of the political hate fires that are likely going to erupt. There is a lot of rhetoric that has been thrown around, and this rhetoric is often amplified by social […]


#KeepTalking

At Shirt Off Your Back, we’re trying to start conversations, not end them. And we’ll soon have shirts in our store to back that up. The issue I see within this marketplace of ideas we call life is that there are too many people trying to make a point, drop […]


Melancholy and the Occasional Sadness

When Job’s life became something less than desirable, was his negative reaction justified? We see in chapters 10 through 13 of the book of Job that he… kind of loses it. He says things like, “I loathe my very life” (Job 10:1, New International Version) and “I wish I had […]


Of Nations and Towers

Is it arrogance that leads us to believe we don’t need to follow instructions? Is it impatience? Maybe it’s a little of both? Because if we just skip step four, that bike will be built five minutes faster. Right? Well, maybe. If you want lemonade, you have to squeeze lemons. […]


Noah’s Rainbow in the Dark

When Ronnie James Dio penned the words to Rainbow in the Dark, he likely did not have the book of Genesis in mind. Nor did he likely have anything remotely close to the Biblical account of the flood in mind. Or did he? (He didn’t). The song is essentially about isolation and […]


Fear No Snake (ep. 2)

In our first post, we referenced the deception of Eve at the hands of the serpent, and her subsequent complication of God’s commands. Here, in Genesis 3:15, God informs the serpent, “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike […]


Eve’s Thunderbird Problems (ep. 1)

The Ford Thunderbird once stood as an American icon in the automobile world. The rapid increase in popularity led to the formation of multiple regional clubs in which enthusiasts could share their love of this fabulous car. But as with many things in life, Ford could not leave well enough […]