Let's take a biblical look at "hate speech", the Church, and the question of civil disobedience. Is it appropriate or is it sinful?
Lyrics I can see you running, running Every night from the same darkness It’s coming, coming But you are not along If you just say the word I’ll be there by your side You make me more, you make me superhuman And if you need me to I will save you Send out the signal… Continue reading Starset – “Halo”
In this week’s episode we discuss the SCOTUS case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the “discovery” of an ancient gnostic manuscript, and some frequently asked questions about celebrating Christmas; all with some seasonal jams mixed in! Thanks for listening. Please be sure to like, share, and subscribe. Find show notes for this episode… Continue reading The Christmas Season | AA:11
1. Remember God’s Commands “My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.” - Proverbs 3:1-2 (ESV) Too many people see God’s Law as a burden. It’s a stumbling block to them because it means… Continue reading Proverbs Omnibus #5
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
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
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
Let me first say that I don't think I've seen such a unanimous outcry against a company's decision in a long, LONG time. In case you somehow haven't heard, Starbucks promoted the idea to have baristas mark customers cups with a sticker or to write #RaceTogether in an effort to start a conversation of race… Continue reading #RaceTogether: My Take on Starbucks and Social Responsibility
I remember my mother telling me as a teenager, “When you have your own children I hope they act just like you did when you were little...” At the time I sat back, laughing and thinking to myself, “Ha! Like that will happen...”
Well, yeah... that happened...
Try as I might to avoid it, my little boys act an awful lot like their old man and it's not always pretty...