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 or … Continue reading The Value of Rest
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
Announcements and a Happy New Year from Ancient Abandon!
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 (see … Continue reading Hanukkah: Abomination & Dedication- a Practical Application
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-Christians … Continue reading Hozier- Take Me to Church, or Why Non-Christians Don’t Like Christians pt. 2
A quick reflection on the struggles with perfectionism and self-reliance.
A quick consideration and response to a post by hessianwithteeth.