Study: Psalms 2:1-4

Psalms 2:1-4 (ESV) “Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, ‘Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.’ He who sits in the heavens laughs;Continue reading “Study: Psalms 2:1-4”

Update for August 2018

Hello everyone! It’s the end of the month which means it’s time for another update. Adoption Update If you’ve listened to the last episode of the podcast you’ll likely remember that I finally revealed that my wife and I are adopting a little girl from India! There aren’t many details I can really share atContinue reading “Update for August 2018”

Starset – “Halo”

Lyrics I can see you running, running Every night from the same darkness It’s coming, coming But you are not along If you just say the word I’ll be there by your side You make me more, you make me superhuman And if you need me to I will save you Send out the signalContinue reading “Starset – “Halo””

Jason Mraz – “I Won’t Let Go”

  Lyrics When I look into your eyes It’s like watching the night sky Or a beautiful sunrise Well, there’s so much they hold And just like them old stars I see that you’ve come so far To be right where you are How old is your soul? Will I won’t give up on usContinue reading “Jason Mraz – “I Won’t Let Go””

Don’t Be a Jerk, or Ungodly Combative Christianity | AA:15

Housekeeping Blogging through Song: “Heathens” by Twenty One Pilots News The Persecuted Church Christianity CRACKDOWN: Families ‘living in fear’ as angry mob DRIVES them from village. Christianity CRACKDOWN: Church attacked by mob in Nigeria. ‘GENOCIDE’ crisis. Christianity CRACKDOWN: Priest STABBED in Bethlehem as religion SHRINKS in conflict. SCOUTS Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights CommissionContinue reading “Don’t Be a Jerk, or Ungodly Combative Christianity | AA:15”

Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

What can “Heathens” by Twenty One Pilots teach us about ourselves, our culture, and our religious expression? Read this to find out!

Update for May 2018

Hello again everyone! It’s been a long while since I have been able to sit down and write or record anything and so I wanted to take a moment to give you all a quick update. My First eBook is Coming Soon! As I mentioned in the last episode of the podcast (episode 14: IsContinue reading “Update for May 2018”

The Value of Rest

If you’re like me, life is pretty good. I am thankful that I’ve been blessed to live in a country where I don’t go hungry, where I can speak freely about my faith and my views without persecution, and where I am able to —generally speaking — live without fear of violence toward myself orContinue reading “The Value of Rest”

Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14

Thanks for listening! This week Dan examines the latest controversy regarding the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, shares stories of his long employment with the company, and considers the Christian response to the controversy. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below or by reaching out at ancientabandonpodcast@gmail.com! Don’tContinue reading “Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14”

Seek First the Kingdom | AA:12

Thanks for listening! This week Dan discusses the state of young evangelicals according to a recent study and dives into what Jesus meant by “seek first His kingdom” as a response to the divisiveness of American social and political life today. I’d love to hear your thoughts and questions on this topic and others atContinue reading “Seek First the Kingdom | AA:12”