An Introduction to James

An introduction to the New Testament Book of James.

A New Year and a Fresh Start

With the start of another new year most of us have our goals and resolutions in mind. For me I plan to lose some weight and to continue my professional development, but I also want to get back into writing.  Over the last few months I’ve taken a much needed break from news, politics, andContinue reading “A New Year and a Fresh Start”

Study: Psalms 2:1-4

Psalms 2:1-4 (ESV) “Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, ‘Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.’ He who sits in the heavens laughs;Continue reading “Study: Psalms 2:1-4”

Starset – “Halo”

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 signalContinue reading “Starset – “Halo””

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”

Update for May 2018

Hello again everyone! It’s been a long while since I have been able to sit down and write or record anything and so I wanted to take a moment to give you all a quick update. My First eBook is Coming Soon! As I mentioned in the last episode of the podcast (episode 14: IsContinue reading “Update for May 2018”

The Value of Rest

If you’re like me, life is pretty good. I am thankful that I’ve been blessed to live in a country where I don’t go hungry, where I can speak freely about my faith and my views without persecution, and where I am able to —generally speaking — live without fear of violence toward myself orContinue reading “The Value of Rest”

Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14

Thanks for listening! This week Dan examines the latest controversy regarding the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, shares stories of his long employment with the company, and considers the Christian response to the controversy. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below or by reaching out at ancientabandonpodcast@gmail.com! Don’tContinue reading “Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14”