Writings by Cole Huffman


The Longest Mile

The tension between our religious liberty and anti-discrimination considerations for LGBT people is thick. Should you get into a conversation about this with someone and they discover you are religious, they might ask you what you have against LGBT people. How do you respond? If someone flatly states you must think all gay people are sinners going straight to Hell, how do you respond? I have four ideas on this. First, don’t get pushed into a corner. Slow the conversation. Ask... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 22
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Full of Days

Happy families do exist, maybe just not in the Bible. Consider Job, the somewhere-east-of-Eden neighbor of Adam’s broken family. Job’s grown children were happy in that they enjoyed each other’s company. The text says they feasted together frequently. It kept their father up at night. Not because he feared Sabean raiding parties would attack them, but because he worried that his children might “curse God in their hearts” (Job 1:5). This was the... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Dec 6
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The Books List 2018

“Books! To fling myself into a book, to be carried away to another world while being at my most grounded…is literally how I have survived being here at all.”  —Anne Lamott,  Almost Everything: Notes on Hope The opinion is attributed to Aristotle that the body is at its peak between the ages of 30 to 35, and the soul is at its peak at about age 49. This then being my year of peak soulness, here in no particular order are some books that piqued my... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Nov 26
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