What to Read When…

Ephesians 6:10-18* always conjures up scenes from The Lord of The Rings of warriors sharpening swords, fitting armor, and saddling steeds to prepare for battle. I have come to realize the importance of daily battle preparation in my own life. Without preparation, I can get caught off my guard when unexpectedly faced with conflict, fear,... Continue Reading →

The Book Life

The life-book analogy is not a new concept. Although the life-book analogy is as worn out as a toddlers favorite blanket, bear with it just one more time because you're about to get a fresh spin on it! I've found the life-book analogy to be the best one on the market because the comparison between... Continue Reading →

Opposition and Persecution

For the longest time, I never thought too seriously about Jesus's disciples. I knew that the Twelve were Jesus's followers and close friends, but I didn't consider their personalities, ages, and levels of comprehension. That has all changed. I've come to realize that, first, each disciple had something to enhance the Kingdom of God. Take... Continue Reading →

Dry Seasons

  Spoiler Alert: the next paragraph is going to reveal how old and dated the author of this blog is.  Growing up, one of my weekly highlights was getting to watch BBC's Planet Earth. Each week my photographer's heart would beat a little faster as the cinematography captured a stunning, uninhabited part of the planet.... Continue Reading →

Reflections

In 2014, I made a New Years resolution to read the entire Bible. One plan, one Book, three notebooks, and three years later, I am not the better for my New Years resolution. I didn't change, but my relationship with God changed. My relationship with God changed because I could hear His voice, magnified through... Continue Reading →

What Christianity Is Not

Here are three myths about Christianity that are debunked in light of having a real relationship with God, one that is fun and fascinating. Christianity is not another religion. Christianity is a relationship. Dr. Alex McFarland said it best when he wrote that Christianity is not just a “get-out-of-Hell-free” card. Many think the sole purpose... Continue Reading →

Living Under a Rock?

Do you ever feel torn between staying true to God and keeping up on the culture? I certainly do. I keep my focus and fascination on God by reading His word, listening to praise and worship music, etc. On the other hand, there's something in me that likes the cultural aspects of country music, superhero... Continue Reading →

National Day of Prayer

Today, Americans around the country are celebrating the National Day of Prayer to seek God. The National Day of Prayer is long-standing tradition for patriotic Christians. Today, Christian's will gather to thank God for the freedoms of speech and worship. Today, Christians will gather individually and corporately to ask God to guide the Nation and invoke... Continue Reading →

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