Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Christ and Culture

The Longest Mile

The tension between our religious liberty and anti-discrimination considerations for LGBT people is thick. Should you get into a conversation about this with someone and they discover you are religious, they might ask you what you have against LGBT people. How do you respond? If someone flatly states you must think all gay people are sinners going straight to Hell, how do you respond? I have four ideas on this. First, don’t get pushed into a corner. Slow the conversation. Ask... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 22
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Turns of Phrase

How about a selection of favorite lines in Scripture? To keep it brief I’ll exclude the wisdom literature—Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon—as the Bible’s best turns of phrase are plentiful in those books. Here are some I like: “Behold, it was very good.” (Genesis 1:31) Crescendo of the creation narrative. God’s sheer delight in his working and its fruits. Stars. Rocks. Waters. Aardvarks. People. It was all very good .... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 23
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The Sun Comes Back

It rained on our First Evan staff eclipse party. We had the right NASA-approved glasses. We had geographic proximity to the line of totality. But at 1:22 pm on August 21 at 735 Ridge Lake Boulevard, dark clouds obscured peak viewing. About an hour later the rainclouds departed. By then all that remained for viewing was the sun and moon doing their impersonation of Pac-Man. It took me back in memory to my only visit to Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. There with two of my... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Aug 31
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