Looking to the Eastern Church for Reform in Rome
In Everything Hidden Shall Be Revealed: Ridding the Church of Abuses, Adam A.J. DeVille considers possible reforms to Roman Catholicism that respect tradition while reducing abuse and increasing accountability. The book’s strength is that while it challenges many common assumptions about the Church, it does not fall into the traps of either presuming that the…
Garage Pilsner – Brewing a Lager on a Budget
For as long as I have brewed, the thought of making a lager has loomed large in my mind. Like most home brewers, I started out with a snobbish aversion to lager generally. Few get into home brewing with the intent of cloning Bud Light. I wanted to make the coveted flavorful ales absent from…
2020 Lessons Learned: From Mowing the Lawn to Celebrity Driven Christianity
Like everyone else, this year challenged me. But, like all things in life, challenging times provide clarity. Inklings become concrete when life goes astray. Fortunately, my family and I survived and stayed healthy, but I saw so many friends and family suffer job loss, illness, and isolation. Looking back on this year, these lessons stuck…
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