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 have always said that my greatest strength is also my greatest weakness. Me defining that greatest strength as the amount that I care for people. Because of this deep love and care for those I allow to get close I have also realized that I struggle with something that in many ways goes hand … Continue reading Let Go.
Preface:I am by no means a devout follower of all the things I know I should be. I wrote this as a means to convict myself. In doing so I hope you are able to take something out of it. It doesn't matter what my opinion of love is. God said how to love him. … Continue reading Do we love God? (The Greatest Commandment)
"We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." At noon darkness covered the land. The sun stopped shining. "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit." Then the breath that would change the world. Death. "Surely this man was the Son of God." "You … Continue reading Not my own.
Preface: The main concept of this I got from Brian Brown. Want him to get proper credit even if he got it from somewhere else. The idea of it was just so appropriate for where our Middle School kids were at. So I took it and went with it. I'll apologize later haha 🙂 Hey … Continue reading Get out of the boat. (Wyldlife talk)
Hey guys, hope everyone had a good round of Holidays. Christmas, New Year’s maybe some of ya’ll got to go out of town and visit family or just see some neat places. Well over winter break I went down to South Florida for one of my good friend’s wedding. It was tons of fun but … Continue reading Static and the Prodigal Son (Wyldlife Talk)
In many situations I have been in lately I have run into the very common statement of "just be yourself." And that statement has been for some reason just stabbing at my gut. This flinch that I feel from within. The statement started really bothering me. The natural question I had to ask was "Why?". … Continue reading Don’t “Just be yourself.”
***I leave this post up to humble me. I no longer share these beliefs and wholly affirm LGBTQ persons.*** I was watching The Shawshank Redemption and right towards the end of the movie there is this quote. The character, he says it like this, “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and … Continue reading Hope. (A discussion on Homosexuality.)
Today is Friday, December 16th, 2011. This is the last day of the fall semester. For me this has been perhaps the best semester I've ever had. It was also my last at TCC. But what specifically was different about this semester than all the ones prior? In August I wrote a post titled "All … Continue reading You are a walking Gospel.
"You are saved by faith and faith alone." So many Christians have been "brought to Christ" by this statement. This simple easy message of "just say this prayer and you are good!" I myself have even been taught this. "If you would like to be a Christian just say this simple prayer along … Continue reading Let’s find it. (The Way, the Truth, and the Life)