The Purpose of Hard Work

The danger here is that we are only satisfied when things are done or satisfied for only a short time with a finished product. 

Seven Years of Marriage! Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far

To ice cream and wine. 

About Last Sunday: Message Notes and Other Things

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Traits of Abusive Leaders

We’re here to restore people to fellowship, not power, remember that. 

1826 Days in Canada: A Short Story.

Welp, that’s five years in Canada for us. Let’s see what happens in the next five!

Why God’s Justice is Good News

Divine Justice is equally retributive and reparative.

The Alien and the Earth

What am I to you, World, but a passing stranger?

Whole Bodies. Halved Souls.

How plagued we are by this broken duality.

One Year of Blogging in the Books!

I launched this blog one year ago today.

Here Is Why We Left Mill Creek Christian Assembly

“It’s so nice to finally have some color in this church. We’re happy to have you here.”

I Am A Neo-Evangelical: Here Is Why This Matters

Are you still an evangelical?

What is it like to be in a loveless relationship? 

Make Relationships Love-Filled Again.

Love Your Neighbor: Afghanistan

Love your neighbor.

Book Review: After Evangelicalism

Distrust of higher education has been an enduring feature of fundamentalism and evangelicalism.

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.

100th Blog Post!

I dedicate my one-hundredth blog post to my lovely wife.

Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung and Other Things

Working off the past.

Dreams, Poetry, and Explosions with Langston Hughes

What happens to a dream deferred?

Review: The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

One cannot help but wonder… what if Nat Turner had succeeded?

My Struggle with Historical Presentism

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

‘The Confessions of Nat Turner’ by William Styron

I’m only 28 pages into The Confessions of Nat Turner and my emotions are everywhere.

Racial Catalog and Inventory: The Voices That Dominate Our Headspace

I made a list of the the voices that dominate my headspace. Voices that have influenced me over time.

Faith Built On Fear: An Observation of a Christian Mind Fueled by Fear

We become enslaved by the doing of things for God to receive things from God. Christ has delivered us from these ascetic tendencies because they serve no purpose.

A Painful Rediscovery: A Look Into Where My Heart & Mind Are Today

The Heavens watch and they wait.