Deliver Me, or Some Thoughts on Current Events

Here are a few thoughts on state violence, police brutality, racism, protests, riots, health pandemics, and the Christian response.

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 signal… Continue 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 us… Continue reading Jason Mraz – “I Won’t Let Go”

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!

Monster, or the Aftermath of Election Day

I've purposely avoided social media and WordPress for the last 48 hours.  I wanted to see what was going to happen after the election results came in and Donald Trump was named the President-Elect of the United States.  I didn't vote for either candidate of the major parties, but here's the thing: in American elections,… Continue reading Monster, or the Aftermath of Election Day

Blogging Thru Song: Breaking Benjamin- Ashes of Eden

It's been a while since we've had a song post, so here you go.  There's not much for me to add to this one.  There have been times when I turned away from God to follow my own desires, a tale common within Western Christianity.  Allow this song to be an encouragement to you, especially… Continue reading Blogging Thru Song: Breaking Benjamin- Ashes of Eden

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