The isolation of Christianity…

My coworkers, most family, and people who don't know me intimately might be surprised to find that I struggle greatly with the Christian faith. I am not drawn to something else as much as it is a questioning of the worldview that forms our belief structure. I don't always struggle with my faith, but here …

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40 week abortion, social justice and the gospel of Jesus Christ…

Straight to the point.  My wife told me when I walked in the door about New York State's legislature and governor signing into law the murder of babies. (Two counter-point articles to what I am writing can be found here and here)  You know where I stand by how I worded that.  Aborting a baby …

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Every Worldview Requires Faith

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end. Ecclesiastes 3:11 NKJV https://bible.com/bible/114/ecc.3.11.nkjv In my recent studies the coursework took me through arguments for and against the existence of God due to …

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Christians are going to hell…

What a title, eh? My wife and I are reading through David Platt's mega-hit book Radical, a New York Times Bestseller.  It is ironic that this book is a bestseller considering its content so far.  We are into chapter 5 of 9 and tonight's reading is leaving us both questioning the very concept of salvation that …

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Fresh perspectives are hard to come by

Rarely does life give us the opportunity to observe reality from a fresh perspective.  Thanks to a recent ankle injury followed by an unrelated surgery and the pain medication, I am seeing my life in a new way. Busy.  That is the one over-arching word that describes mine and my wife's current lives.  We do …

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Josh Allen, my pastor, my friend, eternally gone…

A week ago tonight my best friend, Josh Allen, was killed in a car wreck.  The other young man was killed as well.  Two men, in what many would call the "prime" of their lives, dead.  I do not know the other guy or anything about him.  I do not harbor resentment or anger towards …

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