God Gives You More Than You Can Handle

Posted: March 5, 2013 in Faith
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It is very common to hear “church goin’ folk” say the following phrase:

“God won’t give you more than you can handle.”

Of course it sounds great. But the bottom line is, it is completely false. At the very basic level, everyone has common Grace bestowed on them by God. Life itself is uncreatable and unsustainable without God granting it. Read the rest of this entry »

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So…….

Posted: September 4, 2012 in Random

It’s been a while since I have posted. A long, long time. I have been working on a chronological read through of the Bible, and I have thought it best to just read and study instead of write. I should be back blogging soon. I hope. 

 

 

Easter

Posted: April 25, 2011 in Faith
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This wonderful holiday is now in our rear view mirror but only on the calendar. As I have matured in my faith, I have come to hold Easter more precious than any other holiday. Some might think that Christmas is the ultimate definition for Christianity, and yes, it is very important. I am not going to say that Easter is more important that Christmas, but I will say that they are very intertwined. I love thinking about how magnificent it is that God wrapped himself into a baby. It is a glorious picture of humility, but when I start thinking about how wretched a soul I am, I am so overwhelmed by the sacrifice of Calvary.  Read the rest of this entry »

Some of you are already confused just by reading this title. Some of you are relieved at the adjective-noun combination. Some of you are furious at the mere thought of it, and to round it out, some just don’t care. Let me be blunt. Christian Pluralism is a blatant oxymoron. To make it even more clear, you can NOT be a Christian and believe that Jesus Christ is only one of the ways to receive salvation. Read the rest of this entry »

God’s Shelf Life

Posted: January 8, 2011 in Faith

The other day while I was driving, I thought to myself, “How cool would it have been to be alive when Jesus (in His physical body) was still on earth?” On the surface that seems like an innocent question. But is it? No. That question implies a very dangerous assumption. It implies that God has a “shelf life.” Read the rest of this entry »

American Christianity

Posted: December 28, 2010 in Faith

There are several advantages and disadvantages of being a Christian in America. In this post I plan to outline a few on each side. I have recently started reading Radical by David Platt, and I believe the theme of the book can be summarized in the quote, “We desperately need to explore how much of our understanding of the gospel is American and how much is biblical” (pg. 28). American Christianity has started to embrace the “American Dream” and then tried to fit the gospel of Jesus Christ around it; fitting it inside whatever empty crook or crevice that won’t unsettle the comfort of our lives. Read the rest of this entry »

Acceptance without Reason

Posted: December 11, 2010 in Faith

Ok. So this isn’t the newest of ideas, but it is something that I see becoming more prevalent in today’s society. I see it everyday at my office, and we are fortunate to have a diverse group of people working together. When religions or politics are brought up, everyone has an opinion. Everyone has a different set of “facts” so support their opinion. How can there be so many conflicting “facts.” I believe it all boils down to this single idea: acceptance without reason. Read the rest of this entry »

Stuff Coming Soon

Posted: December 9, 2010 in Random

I have a wife and 6mo old son. I don’t have much time on my hands, so after setting up this blog, I don’t have time for a real post!

p.s. Real post coming soon.