"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
"And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars" - Revelation 12:1 RSV In an age that is so far removed from when the Gospels were written, it is quite difficult to wrap our minds around … Continue reading Are the Apparitions of Mary Real?
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
With all this madness regarding Donald Trump becoming the new American President, I was hoping all the tension and hostility would eventually die down a bit; and maybe, just maybe, Trump would actually prove himself to be a somewhat decent leader. Unfortunately, I've been disappointed by both sides equally. We not only have a national leader … Continue reading Should Church and State Be Separate?
I remember in junior high school, locker-room talk was quite commonplace. When it came to talking about the girls in our class, sometimes I would get picked on and bullied for being hesitant to participate in such sexually degrading talk. I would be lying if I said I was innocent of partaking in such vulgarity, but … Continue reading Is Feminism Compatible with Christianity?
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