In this overwhelming season of gratitude, it is hard to not meditate on the gratefulness I have towards my Savior. Although I say it is hard not to, then again, in the cultural transformation of the season, sometimes I find the opposite much easier. I often get wrapped up in the dressings of the holidays, that I forsake to meditate on the only thing worth celebrating. Beyond the turkey, the gifts,...
1,000 Followers - Top Ten Posts
I have reached a goal I never thought I would achieve. God has blessed me despite my frailty and failures, and His favor upon me should be held like a mirror. God is greater, and anything I have posted has been something He has already spoken and merely used me as another one of His vessels. Praise be to Him alone. Here are some of my favorite posts over the past few months. I hope you enjoy...
Denominations Against Denominations
Catholicism has always had a “bad wrap” among the Protestant circles of conversation. I understand their disposition given some alarming history of the church, but there must be a line drawn. I know several professing Catholics that are as, if not more so, Biblically literate than some of my professing Protestant friends. We must be hesitant to overgeneralize people of other...
And so we gave our lives...: From Pride to Poverty →
If you have not followed this blog yet, you ought to. A good friend’s post: faith-and-logic: Just yesterday, I read Chapter 8 of “Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis, in which Lewis addresses what he calls “The Great Sin”. He is, of course, referring to pride. In it, he writes, “Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God state of mind” (103). To be biblically thorough,...
Happiness is found neither outside us nor within us, but in God, who is both...– Blaise Pascal
We have come from God, and inevitably the myths woven by us, though they contain...– J.R.R. Tolkien
The one says “I want to go deeper”. Perry Noble’s response is “You are only as deep as the last person you served. Deep? Most Christians are educated way beyond their level of obedience anyway. What you’re really saying is you want me to stand on this stage and confuse the helk out of you so you don’t have to apply what I teach on Sundays.”
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably...– G.K. Chesterton