Writings by Cole Huffman

Category: Discipleship

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To Regret or Not to Regret

To make a regret, take a pound of mistaken notions. Thaw at room temperature then season to taste. Bake on high heat. Remove the dish without oven mitts. Get treatment for your burns. If revenge is the dish best served cold, regret is the experience of feeling you burned yourself but didn’t have to. Tattoo mistakes become Internet memes, and one is particularly karmic: “NO REGERTS” etched on some hapless forearm. Regret is an inky thing in its own way, indelible to... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Sep 7
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Shoulding All Over Myself

I regret to inform you that God taught me nothing on my recent sabbatical except how wickedly precarious it is to successfully evacuate the bowels of an RV’s waste tank. I shoulded myself (say it aloud and the pun is obvious); that is to say I should have lifted the hose at the tank connection to ensure the black water stuck in the neck of the hose fully emptied before disconnecting. It was a mistake I didn’t repeat again. I’ve never really liked the What did God... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jul 10
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Beyond the Shadow of a Devotional Doubt

In a recent sermon on Matthew 13:31-33—two word pictures Jesus directed at doubters of Himself and His kingdom—I quoted two authors on doubting. Many asked for copies of the quotes. I take it we all know and love a doubter or two. Here are both quotes in full with commentary in between: “Because the broader culture treats doubt as the apex of our intellectual experience, there are cultural incentives for those who embrace it. For young, culturally cosmopolitan evangelical... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at May 21
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