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

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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 I… Continue 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 highly… Continue 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've… Continue 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 sometime… Continue reading Standing for Something, or You Are Not Alone

Blogging Thru Song: Breaking Benjamin- Ashes of Eden

It's been a while since we've had a song post, so here you go.  There's not much for me to add to this one.  There have been times when I turned away from God to follow my own desires, a tale common within Western Christianity.  Allow this song to be an encouragement to you, especially… Continue reading Blogging Thru Song: Breaking Benjamin- Ashes of Eden

A Note About the Global Zionist Conspiracy to Control Everything

Yesterday I was ambushed.  A gentleman who comes by my work everyday came in as always and ordered his coffee.  He's a yankee from New York with a dominant personality so we chat but much of the conversation comes from his end, which is fine because I like to listen.  However, our usual dialogue about… Continue reading A Note About the Global Zionist Conspiracy to Control Everything

A Time for Repentance, or a Note to the Body

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

Sweet Carolina, or What’s Making Charleston Different from Ferguson and Baltimore

I have no doubt that you've heard a lot about the events of the past week in Charleston, SC and the subsequent debate about the Confederate Battle Flag at the State House in Columbia.  The talking heads have yammered on about racist America and the hatred that is flows through every street since the Trayvon… Continue reading Sweet Carolina, or What’s Making Charleston Different from Ferguson and Baltimore