One Year of Blogging in the Books!

I launched this blog one year ago today.

Love Your Neighbor: Afghanistan

Love your neighbor.

Of Christians, Pandemics, and Pro-Life Hypocrisy

Bear one another’s burdens.

When and where is racism ever acceptable?

Where can a racist person live out their racist sentiments without the fear of public reprisal and invective?

Christ in Alabama by Langston Hughes

Christ is a nigger.

My Struggle with Historical Presentism

And this is where I run into this new conundrum of historical presentism. 

Short Post: Struggling With Numbness and Rage

I’m stuck in between numbness and rage in the face of continual abuse of power, denial of trauma and racism, denial of the legacy of racism and trauma, denial of abuse all around. 

How to Cope with Life Throughout Derek Chauvin’s Murder Trial: Consider Nehemiah’s Resolve

Our expression should not be retaliatory but redemptive.

Ravi Zacharias: Apologist, Intellectual, and Serial Predator?

This is one of the most difficult write-ups I’ve ever dared to compose because it involves the celebrated Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. The man has influenced believers worldwide, myself included, to think critically about their faith and bridge the heart and mind in pursuit of truth.  His talks at university forums have shaped the wayContinue reading “Ravi Zacharias: Apologist, Intellectual, and Serial Predator?”

Sunday Review: Cruciform Worship

“For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.” – 1 Corinthians 2:2 Introductory Thoughts As we dive into this Sunday’s sermon on “Cruciform Worship” we must better understand that Christ calls us to worship Him in truth and in spirit. Without this understanding of true worship, we will beContinue reading “Sunday Review: Cruciform Worship”

How Should We Treat Someone Who Has Left The Church For Good?

Notable Exits When reading Jon Steingard’s exit-Christianity manifesto I could hardly sit still as I wanted to reach through the screen and explain to him that he was wrong about so many things. How so many of his reasons for leaving Christianity, for abandoning faith, and yes, for leaving the multi-award-winning Christian rock band, HawkContinue reading “How Should We Treat Someone Who Has Left The Church For Good?”

Repost: A Good Samaritan

These thoughts were originally posted to Facebook years ago as I reflected on the passage of the Good Samaritan from the Gospel of St. Luke. Why Compassion Matters How oft we forget the care Christ showed to those destitute and cast aside by society. How oft we forget the story of a Good Samaritan; anContinue reading “Repost: A Good Samaritan”

Racial Justice Denied: Six Southern Baptist Seminary Presidents Denounce Critical Race Theory and Halt Further Discussions About Racial Equality in the Church

In failing to effectively wield this device, this diagnostic tool, Critical Race Theory, we allow the world to use it for its own devices and schemes, and as we have seen with the fight for racial equality.

Sunday Review – Made In Christ, Part II: Unity

“Our great commission is to go out into the world but we have settled for going into the church.”