“We are Forerunners. Guardians of all that exists. The roots of the Galaxy have grown deep under our careful tending. Where there is life, the wisdom of our countless generations has saturated the soil. Our strength is a luminous sun, towards which all intelligence blossoms… And the impervious shelter, beneath which it has prospered.”

Didactic Mind, Ep 75: The Evil That Men Do

Didactic Mind, Ep 75: The Evil That Men Do

In this week’s episode, I talk about the strange and terrible power of real, material, physical evil, and its lasting effect on all of us. I explain why it has such power and how its power persists for so long – and why and how it fails, each and every...
Sunday Scripture: Jonah’s Prayer

Sunday Scripture: Jonah’s Prayer

2 Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the belly of the fish, 2 saying,“I called out to the Lord, out of my distress,    and he answered me;out of the belly of Sheol I cried,    and you heard my voice.3 For you cast me into the deep,    into the heart of the...
The gates of Hell are locked from within

The gates of Hell are locked from within

The fundamental story of the Bible is of God’s attempts to reach out to His Creation and repair it – and of His Creation’s stubborn refusal to pay attention to the loving ministrations of a God that cares deeply about us. We have grown prideful and...
Didactic Mind, Ep 75: The Evil That Men Do

Didactic Mind, Ep 74: Risen in Glory

A very happy and peaceful Easter to you all, my brothers and sisters in Christ. This week’s podcast is all about tying the veracity and historicity of the New Testament together with the Old, to show us how we can be confident that Jesus Christ our Lord was...
Sunday Scripture: Jonah’s Prayer

Sunday Scripture: The Resurrection

24 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 While they were perplexed...
The day the world stood still

The day the world stood still

Today we acknowledge and mourn the death of Our Lord on the Cross. My Orthodox brothers and sisters will of course acknowledge this day on April 30th. I have no quarrel with you about dates or timings – y’all use a different calendar than we do, and...
Sunday Scripture: Jonah’s Prayer

Sunday Scripture: The Triumphal Entry

21 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with...
Sunday Scripture: Jonah’s Prayer

Sunday Scripture: Gentiles Grafted In

11 So I ask, did they stumble in order that they might fall? By no means! Rather, through their trespass salvation has come to the Gentiles, so as to make Israel jealous. 12 Now if their trespass means riches for the world, and if their failure means riches for the...
The formation of damnation

The formation of damnation

It is fairly evident from what I write that I do not have a particularly high opinion of Toe Rogan. He has his moments and I respect him, up to a point, but I also think that he took the ticket when he joined Spotify, at least to some extent. However, if he is a...
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