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Today we'll be looking at my favourite school of philosophy, Epicureanism; a brief view of what it is, how it's shaped my outlook, and how it can help your faith-walk.
Examining the song 'People help the people' and how it relates to the Christian experience.
Comparing and contrasting 'agape', 'eros', 'philia', and 'storge.'
A brief view of the history of polygamy in the United States, and arguments in defense of the practice.
Drawing a parallel from how the saints condemned to the arena relates to people who attack the faith today.
Me ten years ago wouldn't recognize me today. I like to think that's a good sign. The more time I spend walking, that farther away from my old self I get.
For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. This showed up on my phone as my 'verse of the day' earlier this week. This is one of those verses that I've … Continue reading Aiming To Please: A reflection on Galatians 1:10
Part 1You are setting across a table from a stranger. You know that in exactly one hour they are going to die. They won't leave the table, and you can't leave the table. You can say anything you want to them, but you can't tell them they're dying. What would you spend the next hour … Continue reading Thought exercise: The one hour conversation
I honestly don't know where to start. I've seen the narrative of people trying to justify their actions over, and over again. "God won't let anything happen to us!" "God will protect his people." "God's got this." Do you, by chance, recall the temptation of Jesus? "Then the devil took him to the holy city … Continue reading Arrogance in the modern church