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.
Just a disclaimer: I wrote this many years ago. I don't view my faith this way anymore as you can see in some of my newer writings. I'd like to say that people don't need tragedies to not believe what I was trying to sell many years ago and it was arrogant and narrow-minded for … Continue reading Dave Matthews, Doubts, and Christianity
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)
There were three words that changed my life forever. Three words that scared me. Three words that made me cry. Three words that brought me joy. Three words that brought me peace. Three words that brought me truth. Three words that brought me life. On the back of my car there is a very faded … Continue reading My Bloody Valentine.
Why do bad things happen if we have an all powerful, all good, all loving God? This for many is the pivotal question to the Abrahamic faiths. As a Christian I most definitely have struggled with this question. And for many this question is the root of all doubts about God. "I can't believe in … Continue reading Because There Were Two Trees.
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)
To be quite honest I'm laughing at the title for this post. Because to suggest that I even closely have the exact answer to this makes me giggle. So to save some GASPS I will now provide comfort in saying that all I'm going to do here is post scripture. Because to make it quite … Continue reading How to be a Christian.
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.”