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."
You call me out upon the waters The great unknown where feet may fail And there I find You in the mystery In oceans deep My faith will stand Lately, I’ve been struggling with trying to grow closer to God, to focus on my relationship with Christ and not just with Jake. I’ve been […]Read more "What’s in your ocean?"
Alex has this way of helping me get through school. When we sit down and talk, she will help help me make a checklist for all that I need to get done for the week, just so I don’t fall behind. I love that she does this. But what happens if I miss something on […]Read more "Earn Your Christianity."
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"
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?"
“But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” (Matthew 5:44 NIV) So here’s a funny new word I found. Stagnant: (of a body of water or the atmosphere of a confined space) having no current or flow and often having an unpleasant smell (become stinky) as a consequence. I started […]Read more "Stagnant Christians, Stagnant Enemies."