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 CommissionContinue reading “Don’t Be a Jerk, or Ungodly Combative Christianity | AA:15”

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!

Update for May 2018

Hello again everyone! It’s been a long while since I have been able to sit down and write or record anything and so I wanted to take a moment to give you all a quick update. My First eBook is Coming Soon! As I mentioned in the last episode of the podcast (episode 14: IsContinue reading “Update for May 2018”

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 orContinue reading “The Value of Rest”

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”

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 atContinue reading “Seek First the Kingdom | AA:12”

Update: Episode 10 delayed

Hey everyone, I just wanted to give you all a quick update for this week’s episode of the Ancient Abandon Podcast. Episode 10 will be delayed a few days.  I’m not really sure what happened, but I suddenly got a very sore throat the other day making it painful to speak.  I’m starting to feelContinue reading “Update: Episode 10 delayed”

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 aContinue reading “Update: God’s Provision and Blessings”

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’dContinue reading “Why I Walked Away from Democratic Socialism | AA:09”

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? Continue reading “Should We Defend Beliefs We Disagree With? | AA:08”