I remember when I was around 10 years old, my friends and I walked around town during recess one time. One of my buddies at the time led the group to a small culvert along the railway tracks where he hid a Playboy magazine to show everyone. Clearly this wasn't the first time the guys … Continue reading My Thoughts on the Sexual Revolution
It's been over a year since I first started blogging about my life experiences relating to Christianity (as well as other random musings), so I figured it was time to list all my articles from February 2016 to February 2017! Thank you all for continuing to support me through reading my articles, sharing your experiences with me, constructive … Continue reading A Summary of Thoughts Unravelled: February 2016 – February 2017
When I was 17, I attended a youth bible retreat in the first weekend of my grade 12 year. A charismatic guest preacher and I found ourselves discussing hard rock and heavy metal music in the dining hall. After explaining to him that I was an avid fan of KoRn and Slipknot he exclaimed to me, "If … Continue reading My Critique of the Christian Music Industry
I've been to my share of rock and metal shows. My buddy and I would often try to weasel our way between the crammed bodies to be at the very front of the stage. Oftentimes when the crowd is feeling the music just right, things can get pretty crazy. People begin to bounce off each other … Continue reading Stand For Something
I was a guitarist for several worship bands at a conservative Evangelical congregation in the past. My frustrations with band mates who were either very cliquey or seemingly half-hearted in their involvement provoked me to try and create my own spin on the songs. Oftentimes I would add some light distortion or come up with some kind of melodic lead riff to create a different … Continue reading Is Contemporary Worship Killing The Church?
Everybody is a product of their past. The choices I've made, good and bad, are the reason why I'm still here and have shaped me to become who I am this very day. That being said, I'd like to share with you something close to my heart. I grew up on a farm near a small … Continue reading Nu-Metal Saved My Life