There is a House in America, it's called the Rising Son. There is undoubtedly a national rising of the light after the revelation of the little border children being separated from their parents and put into cages/internment camps. The line between good vs. evil is blatantly clear, and those who had ears to hear and … Continue reading Resistance in America: House of the Rising Son
"The problem I am submitting to you arises not about prayer in general but only about that kind of prayer which consists of request or petition.... I have no answer to my problem, though I have taken it to about every Christian I know." C.S. Lewis Prayer has taken quite a beating in the last … Continue reading Another Week, Another School Shooting: Our Prayers Need to Change
Christmas 2017 was the fifth consecutive year I have not attended church services during the season. My children have never experienced being in a children's ministry Christmas program. I do not have any pictures of them dressed up on stage singing Christmas songs with their Sunday school classmates. It's been a little strange as my … Continue reading An Ex-Evangelical’s Guide to Christmas: What I Told My Kids.
"Wild horses couldn't drag me away Wild, wild horses we'll ride them some day." -The Rolling Stones I've always been in love with horses. The thought of riding a horse into the wild excites my spirit with feelings of freedom and escape of all that I want to run from. There has always been so … Continue reading Wild Horses: The Last was First to Ride, Here Is What We Found.
Confession: I am a hypocrite. This year specifically I have violated my first and foremost belief, one that I have been preaching my entire life: To love my neighbor as myself. I've spent a lifetime pushing back against Christianity. I've fought to expose the blatant hypocrisy and incongruence to Jesus' core values. My life has … Continue reading Love is My Religion: This Year I Have Been a Hypocrite.
Like many of you, my heart is boiling with fire raging blood in response to the tragic events in Las Vegas. The very last thing any of us needed right now was to mourn another senseless, possibly preventable, mass shooting, the worst America has seen. We are still mourning the refugee ban 10 months ago, … Continue reading Leaving Las Vegas: Returning with Hope and Promise of a Better World
Like many of you, believing in hope is a difficult task these days. Let's entertain the thought for a moment that the world is going to pull through this current nightmare and actually get better. We are stuck right now between the old vs. new, right vs. wrong, good vs. evil, and whether to trust … Continue reading Choosing Hope: What If The World is Going to Get Better?