Randall McRoberts

Mackinac Island

Everyone has difficulties. With some of them I would gladly exchange difficulties. With most I would not.

I just saw popcorn advertised as “whole grain”. Could it possibly be otherwise?

Moss and Bark

Tiny Dancer
Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

Ken Rosenthal is reporting that Nathan Evoaldi has agreed to re-sign with the Red Sox.

Tangled
Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

Dispensationalism, with its concomitant disregard for the world, is the most insidious false teaching in the modern Christian world. Something like 1/3 of all evangelicals still hold to it.

Swampy Tangle
Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

Genocides - Keener

“If we had lived back when our ancestors did, would we have spoken for justice? We •do• live in a time like our ancestors. Documented ethnic and religious cleansing is going on today, for example in parts of Nigeria and Central Africa, in multiple countries.”

One City’s New PlayStation Tax Proves How Greedy Politicians Can Be

“PlayStation 4 users in Chicago were shocked when they turned on their consoles and saw a message from Sony. …they would be required to pay a 9 percent “amusement tax” for PlayStation subscriptions…”

Rail car
Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

Being Destroyed from Within - George Yancey

“There have to be Christian voices within the evangelical tradition that oppose this president. We cannot leave our image of evangelicalism to the Robert Jeffress and Franklin Grahams in this world.”

h/t @ReaderJohn

Gladys is a very nice shelf app that syncs via iCloud for devices and Mac. I like it more than apps that sync the clipboard between devices and the Mac, but that’s basically what I use it for. Anyone else using Gladys? Give me the what for.

‘Incredible’ footage discovered of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

Toad in the Hole
Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

I’m reading “The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in Its Jewish Context” by James F. McGrath
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Here is a nice little thought experiment. If Trump were a Democrat: A Fantasy

I’m writing this using the Drafts beta on Mac. My workflow these days uses Drafts as in Inbox, OmniFocus for task management, and iA Writer for notes, etc. And increasingly, Drafts also for posting to Micro.blog.

Koi
Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA

Did you know about this? I certainly didn’t. Vintage Base Ball: Bringing the Game’s Past to the Present - The Hardball Times

Painting by the Pond
Arboretum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA Painting by the Pond

New iPad Pro in the house.

Has anyone tried charging the new iPad Pro with the 87 watt MacBook Pro charger?

Where is our Jeremiah, a weeping prophet to address the church and not the culture?

Randall McRoberts
rmcrob@rmcrob.com

Made in Indiana