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 CommissionContinue 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 atContinue 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 helpsContinue 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 inContinue reading “A Divided House, or Faith in Politics”

An Honest Response to John Pavlovitz

A dear friend of mine sent me a text this afternoon with a link to a blog post he had read and a question, What are your thoughts on this?  The post, which was published yesterday by John Pavlovitz, was titled My Emancipation from American Christianity.  If you haven’t read it, please do.  While IContinue reading “An Honest Response to John Pavlovitz”

10 Questions on Prayer with Tim Keller | Desiring God

Well hello again friends, my apologies for the prolonged absence.  Life has been crazy with work, school, family, etc. and I’ve kind of dropped the ball with writing.  Before getting into anything too big, I wanted to share with all of you a very encouraging interview I just read between two men that I highlyContinue reading “10 Questions on Prayer with Tim Keller | Desiring God”

Christ Pantokrator of Sinai, or God is Love/Justice

The portrait above is known as Christ Pantokrator of Sinai, also known as the Sinai Christ.  It was thought to have been commissioned by the Emperor Justinian for St. Catherine’s monestary.  I first saw this painting in university during a class on the history of Christianity, and it’s stuck with me ever since.  Now I’veContinue reading “Christ Pantokrator of Sinai, or God is Love/Justice”

Standing for Something, or You Are Not Alone

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 sometimeContinue reading “Standing for Something, or You Are Not Alone”