Author Archives: Skippy R

About Skippy R

Skippy R is retired after toiling as a scribe for a large denominational newspaper in Texas for about 40 years. He's written for The Wittenburg Door and Beliefnet. He lives in Dallas with his wife, Mrs. Skippy, and leads a Bible study in his home. Mostly spends time running after his grandkids. He is -- what are they calling it now? -- a Jesus follower.

Covid, Masks and the Great Church Bus Standoff at Main & Jackson

Many pastors are being lionized in Christian circles for resisting ‘Draconian’ Covid-19 pandemic restrictions about crowds, masking and social distancing, heroically putting their congregations’ and neighbors’ health in danger regardless of the personal cost to themselves. But some faith heroes … Continue reading

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Ugly Christian Band of the Week: NeedtoBreathe

The Grammy-nominated South Carolina Christian band NeedtoBreathe delivers sweet harmonies and emotional, nuanced and insightful lyrics on their latest album, Out of Body. But… what’s with the big hat?

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Billy Bob in the Ice Palace of ERCOT

A public utility fairy tale of the struggle between The Electric Reliability Council of Texas and the humble citizens of that sovereign state. The journey to the ERCOT Ice Palace was perilous and long. Billy Bob had been delegated by … Continue reading

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God releases “Zack Snyder”-style cut of The Book of Revelation

Note: The following includes spoilers about the new director’s cut of “The Book of Revelation.” God says his new revision of the original Book of Revelation adds five chapters and a number of plot devices that never made it into … Continue reading

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Miraculous image of Dr. Fauci appears on cast-off coronavirus mask

A mysterious stain on a cast-off cloth mask has been found to display a blurry image of infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony S. Fauci. The mask was first noticed a few days ago in the parking lot of a Walmart … Continue reading

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