Writings by Cole Huffman


I Love You, Church

I don’t tell you enough how much I appreciate you. I don’t say, “I love you, church,” as often as I should. When I was in seminary, I listed on an index card the kind of church I hoped to pastor someday. I kept the card in my Bible and prayed through it weekly. I was taught to be ready and willing to go anywhere the Lord sent me, but I hoped to live in the Southeast. I hoped God would send me to a college town. I hoped for a church that would not fishbowl my family. I... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jun 12
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Thoroughly Nasty Business Concerns

Weeks ago, New York’s state legislature legalized late-term abortion and repealed a law that required doctors give care to babies who survive abortions. That is abhorrent. In Roman times, unwanted infants, mostly girls, were discarded like garbage. They died by exposure, were tossed into the sea, or came into the possession of slavers. But when Christians lovingly took those children as their own, in large numbers, that like nothing else demonstrated to Romans their... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Mar 21
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All the Light We Cannot See

Cole’s book, He Made the Stars Also: Seven Stories That Had to be Told, is going to the publisher now (date of publication TBD). Below is a short excerpt from chapter 6 on the healing of the man born blind (John 9). Healing congenital blindness was something no one before Jesus did. It’s hard to overemphasize how miraculous a miracle it was. The Pharisees were right to investigate it because it was unprecedented. They were wrong to let their investigation mutate into... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Feb 25
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