Update for September 2018

Adoption Update Another month has gone by and what a month it’s been for my family and I.  As I previously mentioned, we are in the process of adopting our daughter from India, and while there has been a major hold up with the Indian government we have been officially approved with the US Customs… Continue reading Update for September 2018

Update: Episode 10 delayed

Hey everyone, I just wanted to give you all a quick update for this week's episode of the Ancient Abandon Podcast. Episode 10 will be delayed a few days.  I'm not really sure what happened, but I suddenly got a very sore throat the other day making it painful to speak.  I'm starting to feel… Continue reading Update: Episode 10 delayed

Update: God’s Provision and Blessings

Hey everyone, I wanted to thank everyone for continuing to check out the blog and the podcast.  As I've said a number of times, life has been very busy over the last couple of years as I work toward finishing my degree, but as I wind down my final semester I wanted to share a… Continue reading Update: God’s Provision and Blessings

How is Your Heart? A Response to Las Vegas

By now I am sure that we have all heard the news about the massacre that occurred in Las Vegas this past Sunday night.  It was a tragedy that took the lives of nearly 60 people and left over 500 wounded.  In a matter of minutes, a mass murderer shattered the lives of so many… Continue reading How is Your Heart? A Response to Las Vegas

Cannibal Christianity, or Everybody Needs to Calm Down!

When you turn on the news or check your feed on Facebook, Twitter, or whatever new social media platform is popular these days (I'm getting too old to bother keeping up with the latest tech trends) what kind of stuff are you seeing?  Is it uplifting to you and those who might see it later?… Continue reading Cannibal Christianity, or Everybody Needs to Calm Down!

The New Warzone: Dealing with Social Media and The Polarization of America

Below is an article I posted on Medium.  It was more or less a journal entry so it doesn't have the links to articles and verses the way my normal posts do.  God bless! What can we do to get it right these days? It seems like no matter what we say or do, someone… Continue reading The New Warzone: Dealing with Social Media and The Polarization of America

Update: Six Months Later

It's been roughly six months since my last post, and for that I apologize.  During that time my family and I have moved one last time, I am one semester closer to finishing my degree, and I have started a new and much more enjoyable job.  But why has it been so long since I've… Continue reading Update: Six Months Later

Blogging Through Song: Life After Death & Taxes

A dear friend of mine named Vernon Bauer, a retired missionary to Colombia and a masterful theologian, preached a sermon once on the benefit of music in our daily Christian walk.  Needless to say, I was intrigued.  The point that he made was to plant a song in your mind to call upon when temptation… Continue reading Blogging Through Song: Life After Death & Taxes

HEADLINE: Another Major Earthquake Strikes Nepal

According to the USGS, a magnitude 7.3 has struck Nepal just 2 weeks after the earthquake that killed 8,000+ people on April 25.  BBC reports 4 people have been killed in this earthquake, but that number may rise as aftershocks hit and more victims are discovered.  Please pray for the people of Nepal as they… Continue reading HEADLINE: Another Major Earthquake Strikes Nepal

Desiring God: Parenting in the Valley of Dry Bones

"They said they were sorry.  They picked up their toys with force and temper.  They mouthed 'yes, sir.'  Though you've taught them the form of what to feel, do, and say, you recognize in these moments how helpless you are to change their hearts.  This is when we need the same thing Ezekiel did that… Continue reading Desiring God: Parenting in the Valley of Dry Bones