The First Shots Have Been Fired Across My Bow

It seems that with my new number one spot, mercifully granted by Jim West and generally assumed since he as departed Biblioblogdom for theoblogdom, I am now under pressure. Jeremy Thompson, a nobody from a hick town in the bottom of the barrel of states (I can say that because my wife’s family is from there, I grew up just west of there, and went to University near there), has now fired a shot across my bow:

Accordingly, I have started to put Cannon Fodder between us. Also, I have prepared a pictorial for Jeremy:

From what I understand, Jeremy has started to appeal to higher powers:


But, I wasn’t finished:

And finally:

Seems to me, that more might try the same


Joel L. Watts
Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

34 thoughts on “The First Shots Have Been Fired Across My Bow

  1. You seriously need a hobby besides blogging. this has so totally gone to your head! 😉

    Leigh Anne posted a great looking cookie recipe the other day. They looked easy enough for you to give them a try!

    (I know, I know, she already made some. were they good? they looked good!)

    1. No…just really, really tired. Because I beat him. Mercilessly. (Him being Jeremy, not the cat. The cat I love, not Jeremy)

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