Barton Gingerich is an assistant priest at St. Jude’s Anglican Church in Richmond, VA. He holds a B.A. in History from Patrick Henry College and an M.Div. with a concentration in Historical Theology from Reformed Episcopal Seminary.
Posts by Barton Gingerich
November 07, 2019
Lately, I’ve been watching All Creatures Great and Small, the television adaption of James Herriot’s best-selling books. Alongside the beautiful vistas of the gorgeous Yorkshire Dales, the viewer also catches a glimpse of a difficult but rewarding vocation: veterinary practice in a (then) highly agricultural community. Continue Reading...
October 28, 2019
With the end-of-the-year string of holidays fast approaching, we already see decorations and supplies showing up in stores, whether for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or even Christmas.
Most people would likely peg me for a bit of a holiday Scrooge. Continue Reading...
June 18, 2019
The rise of board games
is making headlines (just check out some of the stories here
, and here
). Despite massive disruption by online- and mobile-based gaming, many consumers seem to still enjoy the face-to-face interaction and experience of tabletop games. Continue Reading...
June 07, 2019
Last weekend, my wife’s employer had her working at a local “makers” expo. Such events are where members of the “maker culture
” meet together to show off their projects and skills. Continue Reading...
May 31, 2019
As I’ve grown older, I’ve enjoyed watching my childhood friends as they start families, have children, and share what is going on in their lives via social media. Their posts give a glimpse into how they manage their own households, and can often reveal how these same friends have changed over time due to a range of external factors. Continue Reading...
November 23, 2018
There are several of verses that put me in a critical mood when it comes to Black Friday and, to a lesser extent, Cyber Monday: Exodus 20:17, Luke 12:15, Psalm 37:21, and Proverbs 22:7, to name a few. Continue Reading...
November 20, 2018
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.” Continue Reading...
October 03, 2018
This is the first in a series celebrating the work of Russell Kirk in honor of his 100th birthday this October. Read more from the series here.
How can human society form and raise up virtuous people? Continue Reading...