"I do not pray for these only, but also for those who believe in me through their world, that they may all be one; even as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that thou hast sent me." - John … Continue reading One True Church?
I remember in my youth, I was told by many pastors, mentors, youth group and camp counselors that becoming a Christian is like painting a target on our backs, and we will always face hostility or opposition of some form as long as we choose to follow Christ. It's quite common for Christians to view … Continue reading My Thoughts on the Christian Persecution Complex
I love music. I've collected CD's since I was 13. I am well into my 30's and before I started selling them I probably had over 600 albums in my own library, including all my favorite artists ranging from Alice In Chains to ZZ Top. Like most people I know, hearing an old favorite song … Continue reading What Is Idol-Worship?
I dated a pastor's daughter when I was 21, with whom I used to have long-drawn conversations which seemingly always revolved around spirituality and religion. As someone who had only started becoming a follower of Jesus a couple years prior, I asked her out of curiosity, "When did you first give your life to Christ?" "I … Continue reading ‘Faith Alone’ Is Not Enough
I attended my first Evangelical communion service at a Christian youth conference when I was 18. After a weekend of high-energy shenanigans with my friends, we began to wind down to hear the discussion topic of the night. The youth pastor in the front of the hall brought fourth a few loaves of Wonder Bread and … Continue reading My Struggle With Communion