Starting from an effort to reconcile doctrinal dissonance and preserve my integrity, my understanding of several Bible passages related to gender roles has gradually shifted in roughly the following order.
Why I Watch “Bad” Movies
Simplistic content evaluations are not a sufficient basis for me to determine whether a movie is worth watching.
30 Awesome Christmas Things
This has been an enriching undertaking for me, and Christmas has taken on a deeper significance in my heart.
Children Are Blessings, Not Projects
Maybe the best thing we can do for our children is to simply enjoy them.
7 More Last Minute Voting Tips You Didn’t Ask For
It’s your civil right, but it’s absolutely not your Christian duty.
Unnecessary Christian Division
Our fellowship fundamentally comes from our common pursuit of Jesus in the midst of our imperfect sinfulness.
“God Hates Divorce” and Other Things to Consider
Every tragic situation is different. The Bible speaks broadly. One thing is still clear.
I Wrote A Poem About Each Book of the Old Testament
There are two lines per book, in accordance with the order and divisions of Tanakh.
10 Reasons I Think Lazarus, Not John, Is the Disciple Whom Jesus Loved
Seeing Lazarus in the text as “the disciple whom Jesus loved” gives us a better understanding of Jesus, and it informs our understanding of the events before and after Jesus’ death and resurrection.
A Silly Song About Mansions and Hilltops
I like the song “Mansion Over the Hilltop”. I also think it’s pretty silly and shouldn’t be taken too seriously.
Why I Dress Down for Church
I’ve often heard people say you ought to dress your best to show respect for God. Why would you give God anything less than your best when you dress up to worship him?
Baptism Shouldn’t Divide Us
Our different views here, while very important to discuss, may not always prevent us from being united with one another in our common salvation.
Redefining the “Go To Heaven” Perspective
I still sing songs about going to heaven. I just mean what I’m singing a little differently than most of the people I’m singing with.
I Know I’m Wrong – Do You?
You think you’re right. I get it. We are alike in this.
Rethinking Heaven, Hell, and Resurrection
The Bible never says a word about any of us going to heaven.
Why I Don’t Drink
There is no question as to whether alcohol is a drug or whether it is appropriate to use it as such. The question is whether or not it is appropriate to use this drug recreationally.
Relecting on Reading the Whole Bible in One Month
Make time to read scripture, friends. You won’t regret it.
Reading the Whole Bible in One Month
Here’s a picture of my Bible reading plan for 2017 with an estimated reading time required per day. This will … More
Ultra Running & Ultra Reading (2017 New Year’s Resolutions)
There’s really nothing special about the transition from December 31 to January 1, but I am glad for the illusion … More