Being Christian it is hard not to come off as hypocritical, at least to a certain extent, when talking about how the American Christian church is failing. I often find myself wanting to point my finger at “this group” or “that person,” looking to assign them blame. However, it’s only a matter of time before […]

“Thy Will Be Done” Nothing unbeknownst, by Thee above, I entrust my guilty soul, to His great love; For one day, I will kneel before the throne, And wait for His great words bemoan; Be it, “Well done” or “You are not known”, In either way, His justice shown; Believers be made, new again, Whilst […]

Last night every child’s favorite scientist Bill “The Science Guy” Nye debated Ken Ham (Christian apologist and founder of the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky) on the topic of evolution. In a nearly three hour time block, the men took on the question, “Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s scientific era?” I […]

Preface. Something you said struck me quite deeply. “I am tried.” You didn’t explain yourself any more than that, you didn’t have to, “I am just tired Ryan.” I could see what you meant. The type of tired a good night’s sleep or latte can’t fix, it was your soul that ached, not your body, […]

I want to start off by admitting I am a fool. Thank you. Recently I got the chance to meet with an old companion. Somebody I hold very close to my heart, she is a dear friend. It was lovely to get a chance to meet with her and catch up. She had been away […]

Do not cast me off in the time of old age;     forsake me not when my strength is spent. So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come. ~ Psalms 71:9, 18 QUESTION? It’s a peculiar thing […]

The following is an excerpt from the “Introduction” of The Art of Giving by Miroslav Volf: A “rose” from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s “The Little Prince” reminds us of a more personal kind of loss that comes from a lack of generosity, an intimate loss that, at the same time, is a loss of a whole world […]