Writings by Cole Huffman

Thwack Moments: A Meditation on Fathering and Sonning

THWACK is a pleasing sound for the baseball fan. That percussive clap when Louisville Slugger meets fastball, sending it deep. Then there’s the THWACK of your child’s head slammed against an object. Not pleasing. My sons are 10 years apart, presently 17 and 7. I’ll refer to them by their ages. The older was born from me by lineage, the younger to me by adoption. Last night we had guests over for dinner. Transitioning to party games after dessert, I called to my older son to... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Dec 19
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An Aspirant to Easy Edification

A mature Christian is easily edified. Harold Best said that, former dean of the Conservatory of Music at Wheaton College. In describing mature Christians one hundred ways I don’t think that angle would have occurred to me and yet it’s so obviously true, isn’t it? A mature Christian is easily edified. Put another way, an experienced Christ-follower isn’t hard to encourage. Put another way still, the cruciformed person will extract minerals from even the most overcooked truth (clichés and... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Dec 13
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