When I was in Grade 8, a few friends and I were sitting in computer class at school while our instructor left the room to check something at the office for a while. As adolescent boredom got the better of us, we began to throw pens at the ceiling fan to watch them get launched … Continue reading What Is The Meaning of Penance?
"In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes." - Judges 21:25 RSV As a teenager who had been raised Catholic, one of the things that first drew me to Evangelicalism was how laid back it seemed - especially with the contemporary worship music as … Continue reading What is Worship?
It's been over two years 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 categorically list all my articles from February 2016 to February 2018! Thank you all for continuing to support me through reading my articles, sharing your experiences with me, … Continue reading A Summary of Thoughts Unravelled: February 2016 – February 2018
In my early twenties, I've had some former friends I once worked for tell me that if you plead the blood of Jesus, God will protect you from any potential problems or hardships you may have and will bless you immensely with prosperity. Upon hearing this, I recited this form of prayer almost every day for … Continue reading What is the Meaning of Suffering?
During my junior high school years, I was often the target of excessive bullying and harassment. As a kid who was born in the 80's, it wasn't uncommon to hear homophobic slurs tossed around among my peers at school, whether they were done jokingly or as a personal attack. Admittedly, I have been guilty of partaking in … Continue reading LGBTQ Rights v Religious Freedom
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