Movement

  What does it mean to be a Christian? Part of it means the fulfillment of God’s command to “fill the earth and subdue it.” Paul writes in Ephesians that the purpose of our salvation, or our being “created in Christ Jesus,” is for the purpose of doing the good works that God has preparedContinue reading “Movement”

Coronavirus: Justice & Control

Only a short time ago, the Coronavirus seemed like a distant illness plaguing the opposite side of the world from the insulated life we live as Americans. Now it’s spread worldwide. Parts of New York City and many other cities across the U.S. are quarantined or closed, and many nations are restricting or banning travelContinue reading “Coronavirus: Justice & Control”

Enlightened Rebellion

It’s confusing to me that people often associate rebellion with the rejection of Christianity or Christian morality. Maybe within their family or small circle of friends it could seem to them like rebellion, but what most people proudly exclaim as being independent or free is actually conformity to the most animalistic of instincts that shouldContinue reading “Enlightened Rebellion”

Good Works v Good Behavior

My amazing wife, Kacie, and I have been talking about several opportunities that have unexpectedly presented themselves over the last few weeks, and the transformative effects they could have on our lives. She is currently on a business trip to Dubai, so I decided to visit a new church. Since my last consulting position ofContinue reading “Good Works v Good Behavior”

The Contrast: Send Them All to Hell?

One of the practices I wanted to change heading into the 2020s—other than my wife, Kacie, getting me hooked on watching Downton Abbey nearly every night (that show is amazing…and, yes, I’m still straight)—is committing to write more frequently about my theological observations as they present themselves in life’s everyday events. Enter: Gasparilla’s Sant’ YagoContinue reading “The Contrast: Send Them All to Hell?”