When dealing with difficult people, I’ve often been advised to “Love them like Jesus would.” But, if we’re really going to be honest about who Jesus is, that’s humanly impossible.
Whenever I read the Bible to my almost-three year old daughter, I reword things slightly so she can understand and connect with the passage. Today we read Proverbs 4. She interrupted … Continue reading The Sunshine of Dawn: Reading the Bible Out Loud to a 3 Year Old Child
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, … Continue reading Do You Imagine Bible Prophets As Old Men … Or Teenagers?
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 … Continue reading The BIG [logical] BANG: Don’t Panic! Evolution Proves That God Exists
As a Christian, one of the most discouraging things that damages my faith is mockery and judgement from other Christians. I’m not saying people who aren’t Christian are any better, … Continue reading Oh, How I Wish That Christians Weren’t Human!
Welcome to the second entry in my blog series about forgiveness. I recommend starting at the beginning for context, so if you haven’t already, check out the debut entry to … Continue reading Killing The Lies: Should Everyone Be Forgiven Without Exception?
This is the first in a series of blogs about forgiveness. For a rough overview of talking points I’ll be covering, check out my “preface” blog to this series: The … Continue reading Killing The Lies: What Is Forgiveness, Really?
I consider myself an expert on forgiveness. Seriously, anyone over the age of 20 who isn’t festering in bitterness is probably an expert on forgiveness. But forgiveness is still hard. Especially when we’re confronted with issues such as domestic violence, adultery, lies, betrayal, or theft. It’s hard to forgive people, especially friends and family, for taking advantage of our trust in them.
We didn’t plan life to be like this. We aren’t living “the dream.” We aren’t where we thought we’d be 10 years ago. Loved ones got sick. Lost jobs. Passed away. … Continue reading How To Be Happy In A Broken World
Newtown, Connecticut. “Within minutes, 26 people were dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School – 20 of them children. Among the six adults killed were Dawn Hochsprung, the school’s beloved principal, … Continue reading Newtown Connecticut Tragedy: Heaven Belongs to Little Children