Some people think of the church as a place we go to worship. To others, the Church is a religious authority who instructs us on how to live by God's laws. Yet, neither of these definitions accurately describe what makes Christ's church truly different. The Old Ways and the New Way In the Old Testament,... Continue Reading →
Why Is More Never Enough?
In life we are bombarded with messages telling us what we need to be happy. We spend our lives in constant comparison to one another, thinking "I'll be happy when...". This need to measure up only shows us how short we fall in comparison. The need for more can never be satisfied because it's like... Continue Reading →
Does My Life Match My Beliefs?
Do you believe in God? This was the question addressed in a Pew Research study about religious beliefs in America. The results were both surprising and confusing. The survey showed that 90% of Americans believe in God or a higher power. I was shocked to learn that because the United States has become increasingly secular.... Continue Reading →
When Will God Bring Justice?
Every day it seems like the news bombards us with a new example of evil in the world. Our hearts break as we are told about another mass shooting, hear the horrors of war, or see another example of corruption run rampant. When our eyes are on the storm it is enough to drive us... Continue Reading →
Earth’s History Requires a Leap of Faith
It’s been long observed that history is written by the winners. This is because the winner is able to re-write the narrative of the past. In this way, history repackages negative events- like genocide, into more positive concepts- like “Manifest Destiny”. We've seen this same kind of alteration with the apparent victory of science over... Continue Reading →