Why I Walked Away from Democratic Socialism | AA:09

In this episode Dan shares his testimony about his past as a Democratic Socialist and the journey that God took him down to change his thinking.   Don’t have a Bible?  Check out BibleGateway.com for free access to the Scriptures Follow me on Twitter @RebornJumpman Be sure to like Ancient Abandon at facebook.com/ancientabandon. If you’d […]

Should We Defend Beliefs We Disagree With? | AA:08

In this week’s episode Dan answers a listener’s question about defending spiritual beliefs we disagree with. Follow me on Twitter @RebornJumpman Be sure to like Ancient Abandon at facebook.com/ancientabandon. If you’d like to become a financial supporter visit pateon.com/ancientabandon Don’t have a Bible?  Check out BibleGateway.com for free access to the Scriptures Digging the music?  […]

Headline: NATO Buildup in Poland

Many in America are wondering what in the world is going on between the US and Russia?  Well there’s a lot there and perhaps I’ll go back over the lead up to where we are now in a later post, but last night CNN ran the headline- NATO buildup in Poland: US troops welcomed.  There […]

Media Hype, or Too Close to the Trees

So I got in my car the other day.  It was hot inside from the day so I rolled the window down and turned the key in the ignition.  As the car started up the radio kicked on.  I usually listen to the local talk radio station in town but on the weekends the lineup […]

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 […]

Dear Church, or Losing My Religion

Editor’s Note: July 4, 2016 This post was originally written on my phone during a plane ride and posted later that day after five hours of driving.  As a result of the time restraints I only had time to apply headers before posting.  Therefore, in this update I am adding source links to claims that […]

The Facebook Effect, or False Perceptions

I’ve been a Facebook user since 2005.  Back then it was a golden time; it was only available to college students and we used it to keep up with friends.  No annoying game requests, no worrying about what your grandparents or employer would think about that tired 3am post, and your news feed was limited […]

A Divided House, or Faith in Politics

If you’ve followed me for any length of time then you know that there are two things I am quite passionate about: Jesus, and Political discourse/activism Now don’t get me wrong, I enjoy many other things as well.  I love to spend time with my family, I like writing, I’m currently enjoying the shows Chuck and The Man in […]

Western Christianity and the Refugee Question

By now I am sure that you know about the debacle, both in America and in Europe, with the “Syrian refugees”.  I’m also sure that you’ve heard more people talking about it than you care to remember (I know I have) but it is  important to have an understanding, grounded in fact, and a biblical […]

A Beginners Guide to the Understanding the Shemitah

Many people have been talking about Jonathan Cahn’s books “The Harbinger” and “The Mystery of the Shemitah”. Here is a beginners guide to understanding the shemitah.