Blogging through Song: King Without a Crown by Matisyahu

Ancient Abandon is transitioning from WordPress to Substack by the end of calendar year 2022. This post can be read in full at ancientabandon.substack.com. While there, be sure to sign up for the mailing list and share it with a friend! It's a free way to support this ministry. Be blessed! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChV5BZ8SmS0 Release/Renew I’ve loved… Continue reading Blogging through Song: King Without a Crown by Matisyahu

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

A Passover Gift

With Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread starting tomorrow, I thought I would take a moment and share the messianic Seder that I put together for my family. It's inspired by the traditional Jewish Passover tradition but incorporates the Gospel of Jesus and certain things were amended to suit our family (i.e. changing the… Continue reading A Passover Gift

War & Fatigue, or A Lesson from Captain America

After nearly 16 months of waiting to bring our daughter home, and over 5 years of what seemed to be ongoing trials and tribulations, I have had to make a hard decision about my walk with God. This is the story of the struggle that nearly broke my faith.

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

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 at… Continue reading Seek First the Kingdom | AA:12

Be the Medic: An Opinion on Christianity & the 2016 Presidential Election

Are you voting for Donald Trump?  What about Hillary Clinton?  Do you plan to vote Third Party; an Evan McMullin, Gary Johnson, Darrell Castle, or Jill Stein?  Will you watch the system burn down from the comfort of your home, sitting on the couch wearing flannel pajamas, eating Chocolate Trinity ice cream because it helps… Continue reading Be the Medic: An Opinion on Christianity & the 2016 Presidential Election

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… Continue reading A Divided House, or Faith in Politics