Pinky and the Brain Join the Church

Pinky and the Brain have a lot in common with the church. Pinky and the Brain was an animated television show back in 1995 that featured two laboratory mice. As the show’s opening song described them, one was a genius, the other insane. The show opened every episode with Pinky, the insane one, asking Brain the same question, “Gee, Brain. What are we going to … Continue reading Pinky and the Brain Join the Church

Parenting Myths of the Bible

Spare the rod, spoil the child. It’s about as Biblical as “God helps those who help themselves,” which is to say it’s not very Biblical at all. “God helps those who help themselves” comes from early Greek works.[1] So too does “Spare the rod, spoil the child” come from somewhere else, first by William Langland in the 14th century and later by Samuel Butler in … Continue reading Parenting Myths of the Bible