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Our Heart/Self-Reflection

Have we Been Called to Maximize our Strengths?

I while ago I asked a pastor’s wife friend of mine if she knew of any Bible studies I could participate in. Ultimately, this lead to my taking a Ministry by Strengths course built on the foundation of the Tom Rath book, Strengths Finder 2.0. The basic gist of the study is that trying to improve our […]

The Danger of Emptiness/Doing Nothing

I recently wrote on The Biology of Our Own Works. In it, I talked about the necessity of everything we do being joined with Christ, for on our own, no matter how righteous our works may appear to be, they will fail to bring the life of Christ. This essay will build on that topic. […]

Forty Years Ago Today

This seems like an appropriate video on this 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade.

My Ever Changing Political Views

One never realizes it at the time, but as an older man, I can look back and clearly see that I grew up with white middle-upper class political and religious views. This is a bit strange, as my family was hardly middle-upper class, but my surroundings were. My home was always staunchly republican (or sometimes independent, […]

Each Other

What if we had this attitude towards our brothers and sisters in the faith: And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy […]