"For the love of money is the root of all evils; it is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced their hearts with many pangs." - 1 Timothy 6:10 RSV I have very fond memories of wandering down the aisles of Christian bookstores. When I was in high school … Continue reading Christian Bookstores Sell Indulgences
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
My family and life experiences did not align with what many of my peers in school considered to be a 'normal life.' Having a sibling with a mental disability certainly gives you a different perspective of the world. Much of my family life while growing up revolved around ensuring that my brother with lower-functioning autism was receiving adequate … Continue reading My Thoughts on Calvinism
I don't usually write movie reviews, but I think it's time to break the norm a little bit. As an avid Star Wars fan, I feel like it's almost a duty of mine to share my thoughts on one of the most anticipated films of 2016 - ROGUE ONE: A Star Wars Story. To this … Continue reading My Review of ROGUE ONE: A Star Wars Story **SPOILERS**
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?