To start at part one of this series click here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGSttcyn2RI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCgmq0xXPWE Personhood is the status of being a person. According to law, only a natural person or legal personality has rights, protections, privileges, responsibilities, and legal liability. This is the issue that is being fought for when determining the status of the unborn. If … Continue reading Abortion (Part three: Politics)
For part one of this series click here. Let's start this part with a simple point. While the Bible may not be clear on when a life begins, if science were to determine that personhood begins at conception, the appropriate response for Christians would absolutely be to fight for that life. Because to terminate the … Continue reading Abortion (Part two: What does science teach?)
God's first commandment to humankind is "Be fruitful and multiply." Right away it is taught that this particular creation-humans-were unlike the rest of God's creation, these humans were made in the image of their Creator. From the very beginning of this faith children were considered a gift and blessing from the Creator. In Genesis 17, … Continue reading Abortion. (Part One-What does the Bible Teach?)
Hey friends, my name is Devon and if you guys knew me really well you would know I'm defined by a few things. One of them perhaps most known is I LOVE movies. I own far too many. Hundreds and hundreds of dvds. It's probably a problem. I love to read. Recently all productivity in … Continue reading The Front Row.
I am irritated. Irritated at myself. Irritated at Christians. Irritated at "the church." And it has been a growing frustration. Where are the Christ followers? How often can I call myself one? I don't usually start a post with such a sort of blatant negative tone but you have to understand this whole dilemma has … Continue reading Forgotten Unity
How many of you have ever been the new kid? Maybe you moved from another town or you transferred to a new school. Maybe it was right here at Swift Creek. How many of you felt like you had a new start? A chance to be somebody new, somebody better? Whatever was known about you didn't follow … Continue reading The Bells. (Wyldlife Talk)
Often people, when asking what do you want to do with your life, spit out the question; "Well, what do you love to do?" I've been asked this before. And I scrambled my head for all the things that just popped out. I love.....watching movies. I love....hanging out with my friends. I love....being on a … Continue reading Where the Wyld Things Are.
My sophomore year of High School I have a vivd memory of a specific night. I had moved to South Florida and I was visiting Tallahassee to see my friends. I remember this night the youth organization I was a part of had a big dinner at Sonny's. I was there eating and this guy … Continue reading Standing up.
I would say I have been a true Christ follower since my freshman year of High School (though Christ may say otherwise). Ironically enough I also became a huge follower of the Dave Matthews Band that same year. These two things would socially define me over the course of the next few years. As I … Continue reading Dave Matthews, Doubts, and Christianity