When you're feeling lonely, your first thought probably isn't to read Deuteronomy 21. But maybe it should be.
This movie is not like other movies. It was exhilarating and action-packed, sure. It had us on the edges of our seats, yes. But it's not the kind of movie you forget about in a day or two. This movie is relevant. It's current. It makes you think. And it's still not over.
Summary: A brand new year. Not just a new year, a brand new decade is standing before us, fresh and clean, ready to be lived. How does it make you feel? I always start wondering about what the new year will bring. What will make me laugh? What will I cry over? What will scare … Continue reading New Year, New Confidence (Numbers 12)
And for every one of our Christian "traditions", there's someone pointing out everything wrong with it.
There's someone calling for us to drop it and move on.
There's someone thinking, Really? God will only save us, listen to us, like us if we do this?
Summary: That feeling when you're just going about your business, having a nice life, and all of a sudden you get that twinge in the back of your throat. Oh no. You're getting sick, and now it's up to every remedy you can get your hands on and frantic prayers to God to keep you … Continue reading Prosperity Gospel Is A Lie (Leviticus 26)
Summary: What is in your wallet? Do you check way too often, like I do? Do you love budgeting or do you hate it? Do you have any idea what's in your account? Do you even want to know? I care way too much about my money, and although most people aren't as anal as … Continue reading What’s In Your Wallet? (Leviticus 25)
Right now God sits above the circle of the Earth. He sees my cubicle, my stoplight, and those cars, but He also sees the past and He sees the future. He sees suffering. He sees suicides. He sees death. He sees hopelessness. And He knows, without a shadow of a doubt, exactly how to escape. How to survive. How to get to fresh air.
Summary: What is true love? What does it mean to love someone, for real? What does it look like, feel like? How can you be sure? Whatever answers your favorite philosopher, song, or movie gives to those questions, we all know that love is a big deal. It's the ultimate trump card. Your family and … Continue reading #LoveWins (Leviticus 21)
Summary: How many of you just let loose once you're done with something huge? I know I'm not the only one. After graduation, there are parties. After completing a difficult project at work, there are vacations. Even celebrities, after finishing a movie or show, stop their workout plans and start eating junk again. And right … Continue reading Classic Overreaction (Leviticus 10)
Summary: I can't hear the phrase "whatever it takes" without thinking about the Avengers. Yes, I saw Avengers: Endgame, and like everyone else, I relished the scene where, well, the Avengers did whatever it took. They pulled out all the stops, risked life and limb, and sacrificed themselves in order to fight evil. It made … Continue reading Whatever It Takes (Leviticus 8)