Why the Dobbs Decision is Actually a Tragedy

Last week the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) delivered their decision on a controversial case out of Mississippi. The case was named Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization and regarded a ban on pre-viability abortions in the state. There is little doubt that you have all heard about the decision and plenty of… Continue reading Why the Dobbs Decision is Actually a Tragedy

Storming the Capitol and the Purge, or a Few Thoughts on the Past Week

What a week it's been! With everything that my family and I have been through over the last few months I had decided to take some time to just be home with them without trying to squeeze in writing time or anything like that. I had also been avoiding the news as much as I… Continue reading Storming the Capitol and the Purge, or a Few Thoughts on the Past Week

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.

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

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

An Update for March 2018

Boy, oh boy, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything (apologies to everyone for such a long delay). A Quick Personal Update I mentioned part of this in a previous episode of the podcast, but for those of you who may not listen to it, I am very happy to let everyone know… Continue reading An Update for March 2018

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… Continue reading The Christmas Season | AA:11

Sukkot: The Feast of Booths | AA:06

In this episode we briefly touch on the Las Vegas massacre, and the Yahoo/Equifax security breaches before we learn about the final Feast of Sukkot through the lens of Messianic prophecy.  What does this week mean for us now?  What does it mean for the children of Israel?  What is the significance of booths, water,… Continue reading Sukkot: The Feast of Booths | AA:06