Been on a longer than anticipated break from writing, all the end of school/beginning of summer shenanagins had me spinning around faster than I'm used to. Wanted to jump back in by sharing a fantastic article by John MacArthur about how we discern, judge (is that a bad word now?), and rightly relate to Gods… Continue reading Do Your Own Lifting
"Where is the life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" TS Eliot The Information Age. It's our blessing and our curse. I often joke I was born into the wrong era because I don't always love everything that… Continue reading Thieves of Liberty
I love me a good 'satire-as-truth' article, so here's a little bit of reality-based humor from over at the Babylon Bee: SEATTLE, WA—After reading several chapters from the gospels over the weekend, local progressive believer Wendy Butler reportedly published a Patheos blog post in which she criticized Jesus of Nazareth for “not being very… Continue reading The Feelings Train Has Left The Station
"I want to to suggest that, at 41, if you still feel pressure from the culture to say something, then you’re probably not prepared for the hard cultural onslaught that is coming in the next two decades that will bring you to 61. For sober silence rather than self-indulgent promotion might just get us… Continue reading sober silence
"You've got to know when to hold'em, know when to fold 'em Know when to walk away, know when to run..." Thanks Kenny Rodgers, this is some wisdom right here. I'm going to tie it in with some Charles Spurgeon, so bear with me here... The idea of compromising in order to win people… Continue reading Unity at all Costs?
"All too well you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your tradition... making the Word of God of no effect through your tradition which you have handed down." Mark 7:9/13 Traditions - beliefs, activities, etc. that are passed down and repeated. I'm a huge fan of traditions. Everyone has them, some make… Continue reading Discerning Right from Almost Right
This past week I have been all aflutter with the news that the very prominent megachurch duo Joel and Victoria Osteen made some "questionable at best, blasphemous at worst" kind of remarks and, thanks to social media, are being called out on it. For whatever reason, nothing rolls my socks as much as false and… Continue reading Know the Genuine from the Counterfeit