A Christian Response To The Orlando Massacre & Christina Grimmie Shooting

The news out of Orlando this week has been both terrifying and heartbreaking. In addition to the Pulse nightclub massacre, Christian singer Christina Grimmie was shot while signing autographs after her concert. The two stories are separate. The killers were different people with different beliefs and different agendas. The victims were diverse; of different religions, lifestyles, ages, and races. Nevertheless, …

P.G. Wodehouse, Bertie Wooster, & God

by Kevin DeYoung P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) is hands down one of the best writers in the English language, ever. He isn’t profound. He isn’t penetrating. His books may not be dissected in lit classes. But his command of vocabulary and syntax is amazing and his humor is, unlikely other humorists, actually very, very funny. There’s nothing like unwinding with a …

Thoughts on Tribulation & The Rapture, by Holocaust Survivor Corrie Ten Boom, 1974

The following is a letter written by Nazi Concentration Camp survivor, Corrie Ten Boom. Corrie and her family were imprisoned for trying to help Jews. After escaping, she went on to minister to suffering and persecuted people all over the world. Her words here are so profound, and brought me to tears, so I want to share her amazing message with …

Do You Imagine Bible Prophets As Old Men … Or Teenagers?

So I was reading the Bible tonight, and had a bit of a revelation. Check out this passage from Jeremiah 1: Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” 6 Then I said, …

Father’s Day & Sad Memories of Child Abuse

As someone whose memories of child abuse, domestic violence, hurtful words, and emotional abuse overwhelm the happy memories of childhood, holidays are usually tinged with sadness and anger. I should be able to celebrate Christmas with my dad, but I can’t feel happy, safe, or calm around him. I want to be able to have my dad over for Thanksgiving, …

BREAKING: Mysterious Code Discovered in Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Painting

Scholarly art researchers at The Louvre museum in Paris have come upon a startling discovery. While studying Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci’s famous work, the Mona Lisa, they noticed what appears to be a complex code or diagram. In the texture of the painting’s surface are recurring imprints that could not have been created using a paintbrush, knife, or other …

The BIG [logical] BANG: Don’t Panic! Evolution Proves That God Exists

Many of my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ react strongly against evolution and modern science. This is partly because atheists often try to claim that evolution is proof that God did not create the world. This, however, is utter nonsense. Here’s why: If God created the world, then science is merely the study of God’s creation. If evolution occurs then …