I had the opportunity and honor to teach my youth group last night. I have to say a big thanks to my youth pastor Nate Viar and Pastor Mark Jenkins of Mountain View Community Church for giving me the opportunity to do this. We’ve been teaching on the topic of GUARDRAILS in life, what … More GUARDRAILS IN RELATIONSHIPS: FLEE BABY FLEE.
Once again, Relavent Magazine hits me where I live. I’ve often used this expression when giving advice to girls, and sometimes guys and if they asked me, I wouldn’t be able to give a good explanation of what that means. Read the article
It would be easy to spend at least the next month or more on the Old Testament perspective of Purity, but I’m going to finish this perspective off with a look at what David and Solomon write about purity in Psalms and Proverbs. As I said,I could take a month or more to talk about … More Purity: An OT perspective Part 3
What do you do when it’s 3am and acid re flux wakes you up? You troll youtube and occasionally find really good songs like this one from Memphis Mayfire Another day she sets foot in this prison, dreading what they’ll say. So much to give, but no one ever listens. She dreams of running away. … More Memphis Mayfire: Beneath the Skin Acoustic
It’s been two weeks since I last posted, man, I’ve been slacking. Not really though, life has all of a sudden gotten really busy for me. I’ve gone from having too much time on my hands to practically having no time. I’ve started my EMT-Basic class finally, and that meets on Monday and … More PURITY: An OT Perspective pt 2, and some personal stuff
813,863 (yes me included, I actually had to watch it three times so that last three is me) have viewed this video in the past 5 days. It comes across as a feel good, pander to the new millennial generation, video, but it’s a dangerous piece of fluffy crap. Oh, was that judgmental? … More I’m a Christian but…..NO!! If you’re a Christian understand what it means.
Pornography is a hot button topic for me namely because I’ve struggled with it for so long. I believe God has given me the victory over it, and I honestly don’t have a desire to look at it, but I have to be honest and also say there were moments in the past couple months … More 8 Lies Your Kids Believe about Porn
This is one part blog/one part add for the authors book. It is what it is. I’m posting it because of the 2nd to the last paragraph, that you’re going to have to read. What she talks about though, “Middle of the story theology” is pretty spot on. We focus on the … More HELPING STUDENTS FIND FAITH IN THE DARK
This is the Skit Guys take on Psalm 139 Psalm 139 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. 1 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are … More The Skit Guys: Psalm 139
This was an interesting article. Mark Driscoll is a dynamic speaker and someone I considered as theologically spot on in a lot of areas. I was kind of surprised when all of the controversy came out and he resigned from his church. I found this line in the article very intriguing: “Faith leaders … More What Mark Driscoll Told Brian Houston at Hillsong Conference