On Remembering

One of the consistent themes in the Old Testament is remembering. Remember what I did in Egypt, remember what I did in the desert, remember what I did in the midst of you. Deuteronomy 11:2 has an even more interesting theme: Remember today that your children were not the ones who saw and experienced the discipline … More On Remembering

I Renounce, the World, the Flesh, and the Devil

Our modern world has an odd obsession with the spiritual realm. We are fascinated by dark spiritual themes, everything from the more fantastical zombies and vampires to the practice of exorcism, demon possession, and things that go bump in the night. It’s a pretty strange thing if you think about it, but interestingly enough the … More I Renounce, the World, the Flesh, and the Devil

True Wealth

As a young man and a young Christian I wanted to discern the teachings of the church in regard to wealth. Wealth is a particularly important thing to a young, well-educated, and ambitious young man. So I had my questions, Jesus wasn’t really against wealth was he? Did God really want me to sell everything … More True Wealth

The Silo Christian

If you’re from the heartland, or even if you’ve ever been on a farm you’ll probably get the silo reference (if not see below). Silos are used to store grain. They are solitary and bound to one place or farm by design. They are singular and stand over the landscape set apart from their surroundings. Our … More The Silo Christian