10 Tips for Being Missional at Work

Missionary tips for Christians in the workforce.

Changes are Coming!

Thanks again to all of you who have supported me in my blogging past.  I wanted to take a moment and update you on some changes to look forward to in coming days, weeks, and months. 1. New Domain In the near future AncientAbandon.wordpress.com will become AncientAbandon.com! 2. New Direction Up to now this blogContinue reading “Changes are Coming!”

Bible Prophecy, or A Note Regarding End Times Preaching

A brief response/reflection to the false prophets and teachers that have been feeding this spirit of fear that seems to be plaguing America and pockets of the American church.

A Word

I read this Psalm this morning and wanted to share it with you all.  It’s a psalm David wrote after the prophet Nathan confronted him about his adulterous affair with Bathsheba and the murder/cover-up of her husband Uriah.  I hope you find it to be an encouragement. Psalm 51 Have mercy on me, O God,Continue reading “A Word”

Dying Star, or the Fear of Christians

Do you ever just feel down?  I’ve had that experience on a few occasions this week and I’m not entirely sure why, but it was this evening while I was cleaning up after dinner that I realized I’d not prayed about it.  It’s interesting how sometimes we simply roll through life without even talking toContinue reading “Dying Star, or the Fear of Christians”

The Broadside of the Barn, or Your God is Too Small

“I bet he couldn’t hit the broadside of a barn!” I’m sure that just about everybody has heard that expression at least once in their life, though if you’ve lived in any kind of a rural part of the United States you’ve probably heard it significantly more.  It also probably has more significance to youContinue reading “The Broadside of the Barn, or Your God is Too Small”

Stress Therapy, or Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

So it’s been about a month and a half since my last post.   I’ve been busy, but that’s not the reason.  I’ve been tired, but that’s not it either.  In fact I wasn’t really sure what the problem or cause of my lack of productivity has been until earlier tonight when I was puttingContinue reading “Stress Therapy, or Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”

Blogging Through Song: Abandon – Control (Part III)

Track 3- Live It Out The number one complaint I’ve heard over the years  from Christians and non-Christians alike is the hypocrisy in the Church.  Now allow me to first state my disapproval of generalizing ANY group of people.  For instance, not all Asians are mathematical geniuses, not all Irishmen are drunkards, not all African-AmericansContinue reading “Blogging Through Song: Abandon – Control (Part III)”

Paradise or There and Back Again

I heard this song not long ago and I love it.  I’ve not been a huge Coldplay fan in the past, but this song is great.  It’s almost a kind of hopeful lament which resounds in my heart every time I hear it now.  Why is that? “Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exilesContinue reading “Paradise or There and Back Again”