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’tContinue 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 knowContinue reading “An Update for March 2018”

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”

Hurricane Aftermath | AA:03

In this episode Dan reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and we consider the humanitarian response and the words of Jesus that in the end times “the hearts of many will grow cold”. Follow me on Twitter @RebornJumpman Like Ancient Abandon on Facebook at facebook.com/ancientabandon Become a financial supporter at patreon.com/ancientabandon Digging the music?Continue reading “Hurricane Aftermath | AA:03”

Christian End Times Mania! [REVISED]

So I originally posted this back in 2015, but when I came to look for it for tonight’s episode of Two Wise Guys (*SPOILER ALERT*) I found the original post was missing.  Well, the page was there but the content was all gone.  Strange as this is, I figured it was entirely possible that IContinue reading “Christian End Times Mania! [REVISED]”

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”

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 lineupContinue reading “Media Hype, or Too Close to the Trees”

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, someoneContinue reading “The New Warzone: Dealing with Social Media and The Polarization of America”

The Snare of Perfection and Self-Reliance

A quick reflection on the struggles with perfectionism and self-reliance.