Hear

“The Heavens are roaring the praise of your glory” Have you stopped and listened to that sound recently? If you’re in Christ, you’re seated in Heavenly places, so you can listen in. You can use those redeemed eyes and see God’s Kingdom. You were made to hear God. It makes a great theme for a … More Hear

Why Fiction

“I am the product of endless books.” -CS Lewis What is the value of fictional works in a world with some much reality to deal with? I find it an odd thing how often my love of fictional works is challenged by people. The number of times I’ve been told that novels and stories are … More Why Fiction

An Open Letter To Christians Who Think Humility is Believing You are Nothing

“That saved a wretch like me” -John Newton ‘Day by day His tender mercy, Healing, helping, full and free, Brought me lower while I whispered, “Less of self, and more of Thee.” Less of self, and more of Thee, Less of self, and more or Thee, Brought me lower while I whispered, “Less of self, … More An Open Letter To Christians Who Think Humility is Believing You are Nothing

this is gonna seem like heresy because i’m not going to include the Scripture in this post that led to these thoughts. . .

“Explode my soul. . .” – Melissa Helser, Explode My Soul “And now my soul pants for you. . .” – St. Augustine, The Confessions How crazy is that? Not just a new spirit. A new heart – a soul with different desires. “Create in me a clean heart” accomplished over Easter weekend. You: crucified, … More this is gonna seem like heresy because i’m not going to include the Scripture in this post that led to these thoughts. . .

Chosen Friendship

Fully immersed in a worship session, when the bridge of this song throws me off: “There is no one like you, Jesus. You stand alone.” When I hang out with Jesus, I see a God who certainly is worthy of everything and overwhelming in majesty, but He does not stand alone.He’s always surrounded by His … More Chosen Friendship

You Came

“Oh Holy Night, the stars are brightly shining. It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining, Till He appeared, and the soul felt its worth! A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices! Yonder breaks a new and glorious morn.” The King to a Babe. … More You Came

Things I’ve Learned From Self-Education

For the past two years, I have been working towards my Bachelors degree using alternative, self-education methods. Essentially, this means I have been taking a lot of CLEP and DSST exams, and other lesser known methods, along with a couple of online courses. Lumerit Education (formerly CollegePlus) helped me through this process. It was a delightful and challenging … More Things I’ve Learned From Self-Education

Revolutionary Feelings

Election season. Specifically the 2016 Presidential election season. All the Christians around me barely hiding their panic. I’m surrounded by talk of intercession and following the Holy Spirit’s leading when you vote. This sounds really good. In fact, those two things are the actual solution to this political dilemma. Except that I can feel the … More Revolutionary Feelings

Union

“Co (from the Greek, transliteration sun, pronounced soon): a primary preposition denoting union, with or together, that is by association, companionship, process, resemblance, possession, instrumentality, addition, etc. In compounds it has similar applications including completeness.” I was always taught that I am the Bride-to-be of Christ, waiting for my Bridegroom to return and our marriage … More Union