Photo by Jameel Hassan on Pexels.com Christmas is many things to many people. It could be the most wonderful time of the year. It could be hard, full of travel, with a lack of family members who have passed. It could be somewhere in the middle. For pretty much all people, though, it is a … Continue reading Taking Christ out of Christmas: Is it really “them” or is it you?
Are you a perfectionist? Maybe, you should be.
Photo by icon0.com on Pexels.com Perfection can be a tricky thing. Typically, we love to use the old adage, "Well, God knows I'm not perfect." But as Christians, should we be perfect? Is perfection even something that can be obtained? Does God care when I mess up? How does Jesus tie into this? Let's discuss … Continue reading Are you a perfectionist? Maybe, you should be.
Bank Robberies, Salvation, and free gifts
Photo by Nothing Ahead on Pexels.com Salvation is a beautiful thing-- the greatest of all gifts. But the reality of it... that is, at the very least, hard to grasp sometimes. I kept asking myself: what if I forgot something? What if I didn’t say the right things? What if Jesus doesn’t think I … Continue reading Bank Robberies, Salvation, and free gifts
Is the Bible Trustworthy?
Photo by Luis Quintero on Pexels.com When I was in high school, I ran into this question from non-believers more than just about any. How do you know the Bible is true? Couldn’t it just be made up stories? I am sad to say I never could give a solid answer to this. I had … Continue reading Is the Bible Trustworthy?
[Myth #6] I don’t need to worry about theology. I just need to believe and love others.
Photo by John-Mark Smith on Pexels.com It's all happened to us. We have all been in that situation where you are sharing something-- a story, an opinion, or maybe even just a thought. We are a few seconds into our story or whatever. And in the blink of an eye, someone with a brain much … Continue reading [Myth #6] I don’t need to worry about theology. I just need to believe and love others.
[Myth #5] Mental health is not a big deal for Christians.
This photo borrowed from: https://connectsummitcounty.org/may/ May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And let me tell you, that has taken on a brand new meaning for my family in the last year. I won't rob her of the opportunity to share her own story, but my little sister, Emma, has had a testing bout with mental … Continue reading [Myth #5] Mental health is not a big deal for Christians.
Should a believer watch “Game of Thrones?”
https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/652*367/thronesbackx.jpg Warning: This is opinionated and contains discussion on some explicit topics. I've never personally been a big TV show guy. I don't really have the attention span to sit and watch things for long periods of time. This is precisely why I have several hobbies. It keeps me from getting bored. With that being … Continue reading Should a believer watch “Game of Thrones?”