Deliver Me, or Some Thoughts on Current Events

Here are a few thoughts on state violence, police brutality, racism, protests, riots, health pandemics, and the Christian response.

Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

What can "Heathens" by Twenty One Pilots teach us about ourselves, our culture, and our religious expression? Read this to find out!

Cannibal Christianity, or Everybody Needs to Calm Down!

When you turn on the news or check your feed on Facebook, Twitter, or whatever new social media platform is popular these days (I'm getting too old to bother keeping up with the latest tech trends) what kind of stuff are you seeing?  Is it uplifting to you and those who might see it later?… Continue reading Cannibal Christianity, or Everybody Needs to Calm Down!

The New Warzone: Dealing with Social Media and The Polarization of America

Below is an article I posted on Medium.  It was more or less a journal entry so it doesn't have the links to articles and verses the way my normal posts do.  God bless! What can we do to get it right these days? It seems like no matter what we say or do, someone… Continue reading The New Warzone: Dealing with Social Media and The Polarization of America

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

Biblical Marriage Part I: Contracts & Covenants

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 both… Continue reading Biblical Marriage Part I: Contracts & Covenants