6 Years o’ WordPress!

Today marks 6 glorious years since I launched my first WordPress.com blog, RebornJumpman: Rant’s, Theories, & Random Observations.  Since then, 283 have followed me and many more supported my blogging between RebornJumpman and Ancient Abandon.  A lot has happened over the last 6 years, but I wanted to take a moment and thank you allContinue reading “6 Years o’ WordPress!”

Hozier- Take Me to Church, or Why Non-Christians Don’t Like Christians pt. 2

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”

The Snare of Perfection and Self-Reliance

A quick reflection on the struggles with perfectionism and self-reliance.

Why Non-Christians Don’t Like Christians, or What are We Doing Wrong?

A quick consideration and response to a post by hessianwithteeth.

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!”

Did Paul actually believe that Jesus is God?

Not long ago I had a conversation with a brother who was unconvinced that Paul believed that Jesus was God. This is what I’ve found on the matter.

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.

The Glory of Altruism

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they mayContinue reading “The Glory of Altruism”