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”
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 TrayvonContinue reading “Sweet Carolina, or What’s Making Charleston Different from Ferguson and Baltimore”
A Year for Holiness Devotional Post Featuring Hebrews 2:1
Websites, media channels, and blogs will give you a plethora of explanations of how marriage should be defined and why, but to understand the biblical view of marriage we need to first understand WHY it’s important. Both the Old and New Testaments put an emphasis on this “institution” and it’s context in society. They bothContinue reading “Biblical Marriage Part I: Contracts & Covenants”
Read Part II: Hanukkah & the God-Man “We are not human beings on a spiritual journey; we are spiritual beings on a human journey.” – Frank Burns, Pastor, South Shore Community Church The history of Hanukkah is an amazing story of devotion to God by His people in the midst of apostasy and oppression (seeContinue reading “Hanukkah: Abomination & Dedication- a Practical Application”
Read Part 1: Hanukkah Blessings: a Christian Celebration If you’re like me then you never really gave much thought to the connection between Jesus and Hanukkah. The Jewish Festival of Lights often seemed to me to be little more than another winter holiday that had no bearing on my own life. However, in recent yearsContinue reading “Hanukkah & the God-Man”
Today is Wednesday 17, December 2014. For most Christians in this country (USA), today marks 9 days until Christmas. Only 9 days of shopping left before the big day! However today also marks the first day of Hanukkah, commonly considered the Jewish Christmas-alternative. But Hanukkah is so much more than another not-Christmas holiday. It hasContinue reading “Hanukkah Blessings: A Christian Celebration”
Happy Thanksgiving from Ancient Abandon!
Click here to read part 1 I’ve heard Hozier’s Take Me to Church in a number of places in recent days and it’s been on my mind a lot. The song is amazingly well-written but I am troubled by the message of the song for two reasons. It offers, yet another, insight into why non-ChristiansContinue reading “Hozier- Take Me to Church, or Why Non-Christians Don’t Like Christians pt. 2”
Praying for our leaders.