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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Commission […]

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!

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 or […]

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’t […]

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 at […]

The Christmas Season | AA:11

In this week’s episode we discuss the SCOTUS case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the “discovery” of an ancient gnostic manuscript, and some frequently asked questions about celebrating Christmas; all with some seasonal jams mixed in! Thanks for listening. Please be sure to like, share, and subscribe. Find show notes for this episode […]

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 […]