To begin at part one of this series click here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFL_dJnGato On April 23, 1991, I was born to two of the most loving and supportive parents a kid could hope for. My childhood was what I know most dream of. I was spoiled rotten. I got every toy I ever wanted. My parents would … Continue reading Abortion (Part four: LIFE)
Citizens arm themselves not just to protect themselves, but because a day may come when their government may betray them. Political groups rally to let the government know they will not stand for such oppression. Religious radicals are killing any who do not conform to their laws. They kill those who disobey. It's … Continue reading Jesus, Weapons, & Oppressive Government. (One Christian view on Gun Control)
Before I was a leader here at Lincoln Young Life I was a leader at Swift Creek Middle School. I was once hanging out with the other leaders on that team and we were all going around a circle telling each other what we thought each individual's spiritual gifts were. When the rotation came to … Continue reading The Impossible God (Young Life Talk)
Life is an absolute roller coaster. I think of this year. 2013 is a year that I am more than willing to say good riddance to.And yet....I had some wonderful, wonderful, times in fact some of my life's most lasting memories may come from this year. I had my last Wyldlife club at Swift Creek … Continue reading Me Too. (A Christmas Talk)
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 have wanted and wanted to write this but I have put patience to it. Waiting for that right moment. The silliness being I don't even know where to begin with this. Maybe beginnings? Yes, let's start there. 2005. I had just turned 14 and I was attending a private Christian School. It was a … Continue reading Why I Love: Young Life
Listen to this post here: For many who know me and my relationship with the living God they know I love to talk about Him. In fact if I could choose one conversation to have with the people I interact with it would be this. I love to see what people believe about God. I love … Continue reading What I talk about when I talk about Rob Bell.
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.
Beginning note: This was written a few months prior to the 2012 election. I once heard "love" defined in a way that completely changed my perspective on the matter. Love, as it was put, means giving up control. It means giving up the desire to change or manipulate the outcome of the relationship. It … Continue reading The Political bias towards control.