I spent a lot of time hanging on to the things about which I used to be passionate because I thought they were who I am. I’ve reached a point where I realize that I am not my interests, my interests are a reflection of me.… Read More Putting things away.
In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation. 1 Peter 5:10 NLT http://bible.com/116/1pe.5.10.NLT
As I read the previously blogged resource from CBN this morning, I couldn’t help but think of some people I know and how completely consumed with “helpful” activities they are. They’re so consumed, in fact, that I don’t think they even know whey they are doing these things anymore. It’s as though they’re stashing good… Read More Thoughts on Over-Righteousness
Less noble things are the greatest distractions… http://cbn2.nexisit.net/crowdhub_share_v2/2/8362 I will post some of my own thoughts later. This was a great one.
Anyone who knows me knows that I have a favorite watering hole. It’s a local bar and restaurant that I so lovingly refer to as my “Cheers.” People there know my name. They let me plug my laptop into their power source, and when I ask for “old faithful” to drink, they know I want a… Read More Stumbling Brothers
Well, it certainly has been awhile. Writing for school has taken up most of my writing time, so I’ve been neglecting my blog. But things are starting to slow down, and I certainly am feeling like I need to spend more time with my faith. I read the Bible every morning, often using one of… Read More Semi-weekly bible reflection
The answer to the question posed in the title of this blog post is as follows: both. I won’t spend thousands of words here defending the fact that, as a Christian, I enjoy a good craft beer or a martini now and then. There is a fantastic, succinct web page that does that already: What… Read More Is that a beer in your Instagram photo or are you a Christian?