December 16, 2017

About Daniel Jepsen

Saturday Brunch, April 29, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend! Ready for some brunch? It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Maybe we’ll skip the hash browns for this one. At least three brands of […]

Saturday Brunch, February 18, 2017, Stolen Humor Edition

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? This week I am going to unabashedly steal some jokes. Interspersed throughout our brunch, like sips of mimosa, will be some of the best late night humor. Let’s start here. Famed Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein told CNN yesterday that the Trump administration is trying […]

Daniel Jepsen: Loving God According to our Personality

Loving God According to our Personality By Daniel Jepsen I struggled with this title; the term personality is more elastic than a spandex jumpsuit, and the phrase loving God is not much more definitive.  But my main point is this: We rightly express our devotion to God differently than other people because of the unique […]

Saturday Brunch, February 11, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? Let’s start with some lighter fare. First, some sporting news. Congratulations to the New England Patriots for another [yawn] Super Bowl win. After the game the Patriots [yawn] were congratulated by Donald Trump. And the Falcons got a card from Hillary saying, “Welcome to […]

Saturday Brunch, January 28, 2017

Hello, friends. Been a while. Chaplain Mike asked me to pinch hit for him this weekend. Ready to Ramb….? Wait… Okay, so we’re brunching now. Fine. I like brunch. Who doesn’t like brunch? Let’s do this thing! First on our plate: IT’S GROUNDHOG’S DAY!!! Well, almost. Definitely this week. And if you don’t love that […]

Saturday Ramblings, June 25, 2016

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready to Ramble? The big news this week, of course, is the Brexit. Were you surprised by the results? I was. I mean, what is going on this year? Have we tried unplugging 2016, waiting ten seconds and plugging it back in? Meanwhile, at the chunnel: And India is blown […]

Saturday Ramblings, June 18, 2016

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready to Ramble? Please keep the Orlando victims in your thoughts and prayers. I don’t know i have anything to say that hasn’t been said already this week, but you are welcome to discuss this tragedy in the comments if you wish. What do porn stars, the East […]

Saturday Ramblings, May 21, 2016

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready to Ramble? It’s graduation season, and you can tell something about a school by who it brings in for commencement speaker. Even small, non-distinguished schools can bring in important thinkers and speakers if they try. Carthage College nabbed Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. High Point University […]

Saturday Ramblings, May 14, 2016

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend? Ready to Ramble? Well, Chaplain Mike should be happy. His beloved Cubs suck much less than usual this year. At least, that’s what I’m told. I don’t watch baseball. Life is waaay too short to watch baseball. A Giant Tortoise’s life is too short to watch baseball. This […]

Dear John Letter to the G.O.P.

So, Republican party, I think we need to talk. We’ve been together for a long time; over 35 years now. That’s amazing. I still remember that joy of first love, way back in 1980. I was only 18, but took part in the Iowa Caucuses, got to ask a question during the GOP debate, and […]