Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Christ and Culture

The News

“Societies become modern . . . when news replaces religion as our central source of guidance and our touchstone of authority. In the developed economies, the news now occupies a position of power at least equal to that formerly enjoyed by the faiths. . . We approach it with some of the same deferential expectations we would have harbored for the faiths. Here, too, we hope to receive revelations, learn who is good and bad, fathom suffering and understand the unfolding logic of existence.... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Aug 26
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You May Be Right

One of my housemates in college wore a T-shirt with the lyrics to Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” on it:   “Yes, 'n' how many years can a mountain exist Before it is washed to the sea? Yes, 'n' how many years can some people exist Before they're allowed to be free? Yes, 'n' how many times can a man turn his head And pretend that he just doesn't see? The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind ... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jun 25
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Social Media Manners

In a gathering of pastors recently, the social media manners of church folk came up. Were we noticing self-professed Christians losing all orientation to peace and self-restraint when they get behind a keyboard? Shouldn’t we expect more from followers of Jesus? With the exception of the incarnation of the Son of God, everything human will sooner or later reveal its corruption. Social media is very human. It’s wonderful and terrible at the same time.  Perhaps you’ve... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Feb 20
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