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Basic Cheesecake Recipe

May 6, 2015 7:04 pm

I like really thick cheesecakes but for this presentation I take my basic cheesecake recipe and bake it in a larger pan so I have more room for the fruit that can top and make even more delectable this decadent dessert. Ingredients Shortbread – 3 Boxes of Shortbread Cookies 1 stick of unsalted butter (melted) 5 8 oz bars of Philadelphia Cream Cheese (Do not insult the cake or your guests with some low fat version!) 1.5 cups of sugar, plus more for sprinkling 3 large eggs 2 egg yokes 2 cups of sour cream (Did you hear me on... Read this post

Parson’s Table

May 20, 2015 7:08 pm

The Parson’s Table is the portion of my blog dedicated to exploring the riches contained in an ancient command from the book of Psalms that we should ‘taste and see that the Lord is good’. The human story as it is recorded in the Jewish and Christian Scriptures begins and ends with eating, and its fair to say that throughout those pages feasts, famines, fasts, and celebratory, ritual meals play a central role in the unfolding drama of God’s love. Indeed, the highest point of the Jewish year is a Feast – Passover – and the highest moment in Christian... Read this post

Time to Say Goodbye? How to Know When to Leave a Church

May 7, 2015 8:18 pm

People leave churches. It happens. Sometimes that’s a great thing too, because God is directing their steps to do so. There are also times when it’s not the right thing to do. How do you know if its time to make a move? Five Good Reasons to Go 1. “My Beliefs Changed”: Growing in grace means we also grow in our understanding of God’s word. Every church believes that its theology is consistent with Scripture, but unless its a sect or cult must surely also know that it doesn’t have the corner on all truth. Some church members come to... Read this post

Alimentary Theology

April 21, 2015 2:47 pm

Alimentary Theology Food, Faith, and the Feast of the King 2 Samuel 9; Psalm 78:25 April 21, 2015 “Cooking is the oldest of all arts: Adam was born hungry, and every new child… utters cries which only his mother’s breast can quiet.” Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin “Centuries of secularism have failed to transform eating into something strictly utilitarian. Food is still treated with reverence…To eat is still something more than to maintain bodily functions. People may not understand what that ‘something more’ is, but they nonetheless desire to celebrate it. They are still hungry and thirsty for sacramental life.” ―... Read this post

David’s Picks

April 10, 2015 6:45 am

There are so many books we can read, and in this space I will share a few recommendations based either on the authors I’m currently enjoying, or which have proven in to be incredibly helpful to me over the course of a life spent trying to read and understand. Book titles are linked to Amazon.com Literary Life Reading about reading? Yes! When I was a Child I Read Books, by Marilynne Robinson The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, by Alan Jacobs On Poetry and Poets, by TS Eliot The Western Canon, by Harold Bloom The Pastor as... Read this post