I have three sons: Eli (7), Liam (5), and Ari (2.5). We have a lot of fun together but like every family we have our share of conflicts. Thankfully because of their ages they are minor and usually inconsequential in the grand scheme of things, however we do take things like disrespect and disobedience quite … Continue reading Christian Parenting by the Books, or Maybe Not So Much
While raising support to be a missionary to Uganda, Africa I wrote this post about what it truly means to be a missionary.
Do you ever feel like you're just drifting along and when you finally speak up about what you see happening in the world those around you tell you to stop overreacting, or to be more tolerant? If so, I want you to know that you are not alone. I've been feeling this way for sometime … Continue reading Standing for Something, or You Are Not Alone
You've heard it a thousand, thousand times. "We are all called to repentance." The pastor says. "Repent! For the kingdom of God is at hand!" The missionary quotes. "Repent! Turn away from your wickedness before it's too late!" Proclaims the street corner soapbox preacher. My definition of repentance is the action of ceasing one's sin, … Continue reading A Time for Repentance, or a Note to the Body
I'm so tired of hearing about this and I was planning on ignoring the topic entirely, but I recently read an article from James over at the I 53:5 Project about the Christian response to it in which I commented. The comment got a bit lengthy and I thought I'd re-post it here. I see … Continue reading A Comment on Bruce Jenner
I am a political junkie. I am a student of political science and I watch the news far more often than I probably should, but I like knowing what's going on and being able to engage in discussions that the power players are having. That being said, I've recognized that for most Americans political speak … Continue reading Left Wing/RightWing: A Christian Political Scientist’s Review of Modern Politics
As Christians, we use the term prophet cautiously because of how many false prophets there are and have been. Prophecy is not necessarily about predicting the future, but about speaking from God to national leaders and to the people of the nations. In my opinion, if you have to label yourself a prophet then you … Continue reading Video Post: Warnings from a Modern Day Prophet