If you’re reading this, it means you didn’t give up social media for Lent. How untrendy of you! 😉 The only Christian seasons/holidays I had participated in growing up were Easter and Christmas. Advent was a thing, but I only recognized it as the few Sundays before Christmas when we would light candles on … Continue reading (The Best Thing You Can) Give Up for Lent
There are moments in life that you never forget. For me, one of those moments took place during my first visit to the Grand Canyon. Although I am an Arizona native, I didn't lay eyes on this manificent landscape until I was a teenager. One can use the most beautiful words in all the languages … Continue reading steps, not leaps
I'm honored to have this guest post from my good friend, Scott Savage. I hope this post challenges how you exemplify Christ...I know it challenged me. _____________________________________________________________________________ The church lost one of its best thinkers in April 2013 when Dallas Willard passed away. A professor of philosophy at USC, Willard articulated Jesus' teaching on the … Continue reading should i set goals for my spiritual growth?
I played club basketball growing up, and I loved it. I had the privilege of being under the same coach for the majority of the years I played, and the core of our team stayed pretty consistent as well. The multiple games and countless practices I had with that group of boys created a bond … Continue reading all for one?
Alanis Morissette called it rain on your wedding day, or a free ride when you've already paid. Irony is a strange label of circumstance which can bring humor, frustration, or even grief. However, it's at best a borderline component of existence which merely describes circumstances without defining or empowering them...right? What if I told you … Continue reading leveraging irony
This post is a response to the firestorm initiated by Rob Bell’s video promo, which you can watch by clicking this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODUvw2McL8g You need to watch this, and get caught up on the issue before reading this post. If you don’t, you will be confused, read this without proper context, or both. That being … Continue reading Christianity vs. Rob Bell – The Bigger Picture
If there was a Hillsong United fan page on facebook (one probably already exists), than I would peg a fair amount of people reading this to join it. Now, I'm not saying that is a bad thing. I personally think they have some great songs that bring fresh concepts to worship music. However, what if … Continue reading gross comes before growth