This year I chose to do a Bible study focused on the events of Holy Week, the week leading up to the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. On each day of Holy Week, I read the Scriptures from each of the Gospel that told about the events we remember on that day. I… Continue reading What does your shout sound like?
It seems that during our lives we often wish that the weekend was near. When we get older and make it to the working world, we tend to set our eyes on Friday, or whatever the day starts our weekend. I know that I have told people that I’m just ready for Friday to arrive. I… Continue reading Wishing Away
I remember quite a bit about being in second grade. One of my very strong memories includes a boy with severe mental handicaps. I’m not sure that I realized that at the time, only that he was different. There were times when he was still in the classroom, and times where he was taken to… Continue reading Making an Impact
A common argument for many is that each person is a child of God. You may see this argument from someone who is a Latter-day Saint (LDS or Mormon) or from a non-Christian or even some Christians. It’s particularly popular in American “Christianity” because no one wants to be offended. However, it’s also a theological… Continue reading Is it Biblical: Every Person is a Child of God
I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. (Exodus 3:6a, NASB) When we follow the stories of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, we can apply it to this question. Abraham is given a promise. Isaac inherits the promise made to his father by God… Continue reading The God of Your Father
If you’re anything like myself, you are always looking for new apps. I always struggle in my search of new apps. There’s a lot downloading apps and then deleting them for whatever reason. I personally often look to various blogs to see what apps they’ve been enjoying. The year 2013 is ending and tomorrow brings… Continue reading 9 Apps Every Christian Will Enjoy
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few days, you’ve heard about the comments that Phil Robertson of the Duck Dynasty family made in regards to homosexuality. The homosexual community, those that support it, and non-Christians are very upset about his comments. If you haven’t heard the news, you can read the… Continue reading Ducks and Homosexuals and Christ! Oh my!
A Background I honestly cannot say that I have had much contact with those with disabilities whether mental or physical. I do remember in high school of guy who was my age that was severely mentally handicapped. He was a very nice guy and hardly talked but by the time I graduated, he could say… Continue reading Striving to Involve All in the Church
Today on my personal Facebook page I posted a few Scriptures from one of my favorite books of the Bible, Jeremiah. Here is what I posted: On man-made idols and statues worshiped: “Thus says the Lord, “Do not learn the way of the nations, and do not be terrified by the signs of the heavens… Continue reading When Scripture Offends You
Yesterday was the beginning of the Season of Advent. Many such as Catholics, Lutherans, Anglicans, etc. partake in this season. Some non-liturgical churches also participate, although the number is few. Many may not know what exactly Advent is, including myself until recently. I was not raised in a Christian faith in which Advent was celebrated.… Continue reading Is It Biblical: The Season of Advent