New Here?
     
Parents Watching Youth Sports

Parents Watching Youth Sports

Showing Love By Showing Up
When Weakness Is What Saves You

When Weakness Is What Saves You

The vaccine rollout has been far from perfect, but its ideals are, well, Christian.
Good News For People Who Love Bad News

Good News For People Who Love Bad News

Watching the News While Reading the Bible
The Snare of YouTube's Slogan: "Broadcast Yourself"

The Snare of YouTube’s Slogan: “Broadcast Yourself”

When Humanity Gets Broadcast, Things Can Get Messy.
The 2021 Mockingbird Festival in Tyler, TX: Pre-Registration Now Open

The 2021 Mockingbird Festival in Tyler, TX: Pre-Registration Now Open

May 6-8th, 2021 - hope you can join us!
Silencing the Diving Commentators

Silencing the Diving Commentators

Tuning Out the Microscopic Evaluation of Performance
Another Week Ends: Last Chances and Good Fridays

Another Week Ends: Last Chances and Good Fridays

The caption above has been running through my head since I first saw it a couple weeks ago. It hits home especially on Good Friday. What have we learned about ourselves this past year that we’d rather forget? Maybe some things we didn’t know last April, or didn’t know in...
The Doctrine of Grace <em>vs.</em> the Disposition of Grace

The Doctrine of Grace vs. the Disposition of Grace

The way you hold a position is oftentimes just as important as the position you hold.
The Holy Week I Didn't See Coming

The Holy Week I Didn’t See Coming

We Got the Diagnosis on Good Friday. It was Autism.
Latest entries


The Latest from Same Old Song

The Weekly Podcast for Preachers in Search of the Gospel.

Loss and the Hope of Easter

The Hope of Easter Amid the Sting of Death, and WandaVision

PZ’s April Movie Picks, Part One

A Collection of Classic Movies Featuring Christian themes and the Dynamics of Grace.

Didn’t Fix Me

The Gospel According to Dawes, a Modern Ecclesiastes for Our Self-Help World

Sweeping Up Our Sin?

An Excerpt from Daily Grace: The Mockingbird Devotional, Vol. 2, by Sarah Condon.

What ParentData Can Teach You (And What It Can’t)

A New Dad Finds a Phd Economist Turned Parenting Guru.

The Doctrine of Grace vs. the Disposition of Grace

The way you hold a position is oftentimes just as important as the position you hold.

A Short Theology of Busted Brackets

Jesus Is Our Atoning Sacrifice, But When Our Teams Play, They Play On Our Behalf.

Sundry and Manifold Changes

Turbulence Often Manifests as a New Impediment

Another Week Ends: Rules and Shame Don’t Move the Needle

1. We got the call early in the morning. A Covid vaccine clinic an hour away in downtown Pittsburgh had a number of appointment cancellations. If we could drop everything and meet them at 3:00 p.m., my wife and I could have two defrosted Moderna shots that would otherwise go to waste.  As my wife […]

Silencing the Diving Commentators

Tuning Out the Microscopic Evaluation of Performance

Announcing: The Friends of Mockingbird 2021 Zoom Book Club!

You Are Cordially Invited to Join Our Newest Experiment in Building Virtual Community