One does not simply bring the gospel into conversations December 20, 2014

A Biblical Framework for Tackling Slavery

November 23, 2014


A recent exchange I had on social media touched on the controversial topic of slavery, and how the Bible seems to support it. This kind of accusation is easily supported by recalling numerous verses in the Bible that regulate, and even seem to condone slavery. Just Google "bible slavery" and the top article strongly demonstrates this. Here's an excerpt from that article:

Dealing with Pope Francis and Catholicism

September 18, 2013


These days it seems the new Pope’s down-to-earth, conciliatory style is giving the world fresh energy to talk about spiritual things. From the spiritual virtues of social media engagement, to a renewed focus on making the Catholic Church serve the poor, to saying that atheists have already been redeemed, he is stirring things up, and […]

The Myth of Heroic Evangelism

July 31, 2013


A friend of mine just posted a very interesting observation about the Myth of Heroic Evangelism. The church definitely has a myth of heroic evangelism. As a new Christian I thought I could convert people by throwing facts, evidences, and theology at them. I was frustrated when they wouldn’t change their minds. Meanwhile, I think […]

February 12, 2013


Originally posted on The Necessary Additives:
I cannot, for the life of me, carry a conversation. I’m more of a listener. And I babble when I’m nervous and flustered. Sure, I can strike up a conversation, but I can’t really hold it long. It eventually turns into a Q & A rather than an actual,…

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Everything Changes

February 14, 2012


This, I think, is the ultimate summary of our broken quest for the affluent life. Not that I’m immune to it. No, I must remind myself everyday that it’s time to pursue a different kind of success, a different set of ideals. Perhaps if I could change myself, things around me would change as well. […]

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