A biblical lesson in perseverance in the midst of hardships and trials.
The Purpose of Hardship
Catching Up, an Update
Boy, oh boy what a couple of months these have been! I'm glad to say that things are starting to calm down a little bit and I'm finally able to give this blog more of the attention it deserves. The last few weeks before the move were packed with long work hours and the stress… Continue reading Catching Up, an Update
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-Christians… Continue reading Hozier- Take Me to Church, or Why Non-Christians Don’t Like Christians pt. 2
The Snare of Perfection 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.
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 blog… Continue reading Changes are Coming!
Somewhere I Belong, or the Hardships of Following Jesus with Abandon
A brief reflection on one of the most difficult periods in my life in the
last few years.
Q&A: Regarding Ashes and Isaiah 61:3
A friend recently asked me about why people used to cover themselves in ashes and as I considered how best to answer her I figured the process God led me through would make a good post as well. She had been directed to Isaiah 61:3 which as most of you probably know has become a… Continue reading Q&A: Regarding Ashes and Isaiah 61:3