This is something that I have been thinking of for some time. As a relatively new christian, I have always had somewhat of a patriotic background. All of my grandfathers were in the military, my uncle, and father are firefighters, and my father and brother are police officers, so the term hero has a lot […]Read more "Christianity and Patriotism. I Pledge Allegiance to God."
The sand dunes of silver Lake Michigan are a staggering sight to behold. The typical person isn’t even aware that there are sand dunes in Michigan, let alone sand dunes that cover roughly 2,000 acres. At the top of these sand dunes, you will feel as if you have been taken out of Michigan and […]Read more "You are Doubt"
The Earth that we live on is an interesting place. Just a few more miles toward the sun, and we would burn up in a fiery blaze. Just a few more miles out, and we would be a frozen planet inhabitable to life. If the earth’s tilt was just a degree off of what […]Read more "It’s not about you."
Anyone who is a parent has probably heard of the children’s story, Guess How Much I Love You, by Sam McBratney (illustrated by Anita Jeram). It is an adorable story about a sweet conversation between “Little Nutbrown Hare” and his daddy, “Big Nutbrown Hare”. Little Nutbrown Hare begins by asking his daddy to guess how much he […]Read more "guess how much He loves you"
Human beings always seem to create some type of belief system. We can see the art work of ancient peoples pointing to the idea that some sentient being exists in the great unknown, orchestrating our lives. Today, we can go to a multitude of different buildings to worship all sorts of gods. We find temples, […]Read more "Jesus Doesn’t Like Your Religion"
We just began putting Christmas decorations up last night. Ready or not, Christmas is around the corner (It seems to come more swiftly each year than I remember as a child!). With Christmas approaching, I have been listening to Christmas music (Okay, okay, I’ve been listening since August- shhh!), and when I listened to the familiar words of “Little […]Read more "little drummer boy"
Recently I have noticed a trend of Christians (I am using this term loosely) coming out of the woodwork who maintain this progressive, hippy, chic version of a life devoted to Christ. It is a carefully developed facade, a sham that makes believers into trendy, easy-to-get-along-with, “enlightened” people whom non-believers approve of because of the “God-is-love-Christ-is-love-anything-goes” […]Read more "Faith or Facade?"