Preach the Gospel to Yourself!

Preach the Gospel to Yourself!

The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord;he turns it wherever he will.Every way of a man is right in his own eyes,but the Lord weighs the heart Proverbs 21:1–2 We are rapidly approaching election season 2024 in America. The first Tuesday of November will mark the United States’s presidential election, which we…

Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes

The Search and Rescue community of the United States military embraces a bold, yet poignant motto: “that others may live.” Pararescue jumpers, or PJs, are one of the military’s most elite forces, a highly trained group serving in the Air Force and the National Guard. In battle, they’re flown behind enemy lines by brave helicopter…

Invalidated

Invalidated

There are some stories in the news that don’t seem like they’re big stories, but they are. This was especially true this past Tuesday. In the midst of international tensions rising over Russia’s posturing towards Ukraine, the convoy protests over vaccine mandates in Canada, and the new details coming to light of the Hillary Clinton…

Not Another Christian Cliche

Not Another Christian Cliche

There is one thing that I hate, yea two that I cannot stand: Hallmark Christmas movies, and walking into Christian bookstores. Why do these two things bother me so much? Well, the first is obvious, and I’m fairly certain I hold the majority opinion of every guy on the planet. Hallmark movies are boring, they’re…

Confounding the Conventions

Confounding the Conventions

A careful reading of the gospels proves Jesus Christ was often confounding the conventions of the political and cultural norms of the days during which He walked the earth. To confound means to cause surprise or confusion in someone, especially acting against their expectations. Some synonyms for the word confound are amaze, astonish, surprise, stagger,…

Gospel, Grace, and Glory

Gospel, Grace, and Glory

Give justice to me, O God, and plead my case against an unholy nation; Oh protect me from the deceitful and unrighteous man! (Ps. 43:1 LSB) Scripture tells us that God will fight our battles as we remain steadfast and faithful. This is one of the big takeaways I took with me from the 2021 G3 Conference…

The Scandal of the Christian Life

The Scandal of the Christian Life

There’s really only one word that comes to my mind which adequately summarizes the nature of politics, whether here in the States or around the world in general. That word is scandal. The modern political environment has developed into a culture of scandal. The media fuels this, of course, but they do it because the masses…