Christian Living

Bring What You Have

Embracing What God Gave You To start off this discussion, I am going to have to be honest about something. In general, I am quite mediocre at most things. I am referring to natural talents. I’ve tried lots of skills and trades: cooking, painting, design, music, gardening, knitting, crafts, skateboarding, athletics, business, finances, etc. In…… Continue reading Bring What You Have

Christian Living

Christians, Is Going to Church Important?

This post will share my current thoughts and some of my previous academic writing regarding the importance of going to church. I am interested in hearing other people’s thoughts on this question as well. So feel free to share with me. I have spoken with many folks that identify as Christ followers that are not…… Continue reading Christians, Is Going to Church Important?

Christian Living · Theology

Growing an Eternal Perspective

An eternal perspective is a regard for the eternal, unseen things of faith. It is staying focused on God and his promises and loosening the tight grip we hold upon our earthly life. An eternal perspective is exceedingly necessary for the Christian. Seeing things with an eternal perspective can be more challenging than it sounds.…… Continue reading Growing an Eternal Perspective

General Revelation · Traveling

General Revelation Through Travel: Vol 9, Utah and Arizona

Often desert-like climates, like the ones you will find in Utah and Arizona, have a reputation for being very hot. Despite this, they are far from being barren wastelands. These areas are filled with God’s creative wonders. There are fascinating land features, including expansive canyons and breathtaking cliffs. In addition, there is unique wildlife and plant…… Continue reading General Revelation Through Travel: Vol 9, Utah and Arizona

Theology

Scripture: Has Anything Really Been Lost in Translation?

One of the studies that fascinated me the most while I was completing my work in Biblical Hermeneutics was the study of textual criticism. I will share some of my thoughts and academic writings about it today in this post. Textual criticism is an in-depth study of the ancient languages found in Old Testament and…… Continue reading Scripture: Has Anything Really Been Lost in Translation?

General Revelation · Traveling

General Revelation Through Travel: Vol 8, Colorado

Colorado, filled with natural beauty and wonders, has to be one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. It’s majestic, soaring mountain ranges, abundant wildlife, and lush forests are completely awe-inspiring. God’s fingerprints are all over this beautiful terrain.     PHOTO COLLECTION ATTRIBUTION:  “Colorado,” BY K MARIE © Copyright 2018 Lines of…… Continue reading General Revelation Through Travel: Vol 8, Colorado

Theology

The Problem with “Neutrality”

  I would like to share some ideas about neutrality that I had previously written about in my theology coursework. I think it would be useful information to the practicing Christian. As I have learned, corruption of Western culture was one factor that contributed to the evolution of postmodernism. The response was a pervasive suspicion…… Continue reading The Problem with “Neutrality”

Christian Living

Being Mindful of the Present

  During my theology studies, I enjoyed some interesting literature by Kenneth Boa called, Conformed to His Image. He makes a profound statement that really stuck with me: “For many people, life has become so filled with the if-only of the future that today becomes an inconvenient obstacle to the path of reaching tomorrow.”[1] It…… Continue reading Being Mindful of the Present