If we are Christians does that mean we must completely abandon entertainment? If we love entertainment does that mean we must abandon Jesus? Some hear the word entertainment and avoid it like a flu shot. Others pursue entertainment like a Golden Retriever pursues a tennis ball. Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a manual... Continue Reading →
Action, special effects, one-liners, incompetent police, formulaic plots, vehicles and buildings getting blown up, villains, and hot guys. Sounds like a superhero movie, right?
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 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 →
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 →
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 →
Does your life feel like a miserable, cold, snow-less, January day? Are you feeling discouraged? Are you stressed out by the uncertainty of your future? Do you feel trapped in unpleasant circumstances? Do you feel rejected? You are not alone. Did you know that Jesus sometimes felt down? Jesus experienced sorrow (John 11:35), rejection (John... Continue Reading →