October162014

Some Thoughts on the Nature of Sin: The Fall

Some Thoughts on the Nature of Sin

Forbidden Fruit, Sistine Chapel

Last blog post I defended some of my presuppositionsthat I use when writing these post so feel free to check it out as a foundation for what is said here. Doing some research for this topic I found myself totally overwhelmed by the depth and breadth of the letter of Paul to the Romans and its theology regarding sin. If you are interested in what I have to say here then please pursue it further…

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October22014

Some Thoughts on Truth and Orthodoxy

So as I am writing this blog and periodically ranting about whatever has inspired me to set pen to paper (or fingers to keys?), I find myself thinking that maybe I need to provide some foundational thoughts about what I believe regarding truth and the Christian faith.

In today’s society it is not uncommon to have a discussion with someone and lose traction because you come from very different…

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September102014

Tolerance

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Tolerance has been flung around a lot in our current society as a virtue to be lauded above all others. Whether it is the highest virtue in our society or not, it seems generally agreed that tolerance is a good thing. I will not be addressing tolerance as a defense of relativism because tolerance seems to come up short in this view finding that there is one view relativism cannot tolerate and…

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September52014
Klout and Obsession with Influence

Recently I was introduced to Klout.com, a site that measures your influence on a scale of 1-100 based on analysis of your various social media sites.

Klout and Obsession with Influence

Recently I was introduced to Klout.com, a site that measures your influence on a scale of 1-100 based on analysis of your various social media sites.

August72014

Maybe We Are the Weirdos

Maybe We Are the Weirdos

Picture this: You grew up and lived in the same town your whole life. The same town was your family’s home for generations. You only friends were life-long friends because hardly anybody moved. Or maybe your “town” was really a caravan wherein a community which included your family would move from place to place as fit their needs. Birth and death were the main two ways that your community…

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February72014
A Brief Look at the Hall of FaithFirst, I need to apologize for not following up my last blog as I had planned to with a list of…View Post

A Brief Look at the Hall of Faith

First, I need to apologize for not following up my last blog as I had planned to with a list of…

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November172013
Kingdom Principles
Hey! So this is an exciting new chapter in my blog. I have had a vision to tackle a series of…View Post

Kingdom Principles

Hey! So this is an exciting new chapter in my blog. I have had a vision to tackle a series of…

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September202013

For all of you who feel like you are not able to accomplish your goals… or anything productive for that matter.

This is a journal entry from today:
God, I feel like I have all these desires that i don’t fulfill. I want to order my finances, work out and eat healthy, order my spiritual life, journal often, write creatively and academically, and read many, many books.…

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August212013
Authenticity is to Truth what Selflessness is to LoveAlright so everybody wants to be authentic right? Right, but is authenticity really what we are…View Post

Authenticity is to Truth what Selflessness is to Love

Alright so everybody wants to be authentic right? Right, but is authenticity really what we are…

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June262013
An Ocean Away: why we can rejoice in tribulationThere is a story of a young girl who attempted to swim from the mainland of Southern California to…View Post

An Ocean Away: why we can rejoice in tribulation

There is a story of a young girl who attempted to swim from the mainland of Southern California to…

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