We live in a society that is constantly reminding us that we are not enough. We are not attractive enough... rich enough... popular enough... smart enough... successful enough... the list goes on. Various media show us glimpses of other people's lives. The illusion that they have it all only serves to reinforce our insecurities. We... Continue Reading →
Christianity: Separating Truth From Myth
We are all too familiar with deception in the world today. Opportunists prey on the vulnerable and are always looking for their next target. Because of phishing scams we have learned to be cautious of phone calls, text messages, and emails. We even have to be wary when the message appears to be from a... Continue Reading →
What Is Truth?
I was recently watching a documentary about disinformation and its lasting effects. One comment was particularly unsettling - "we are living in a post-truth era". What does this mean? It means we no longer know the truth when we hear it. In fact, we no longer know truth when we see it. Because of abundant... Continue Reading →
What’s In a Name?
The name given to us at birth forms the foundation of our identity. As unique personal markers, our name is part of who we are as a person. Being called by name makes us feel respected, recognized, and known. When we feel like just a face in the masses, hearing our name immediately grabs our... Continue Reading →
Lessons Learned: There is Only One God
When looking at the various religions, patterns began to emerge. There are many common aspects between other religions, which accentuates how different God's word is from everything else. Compared with other religions, God's commands stand apart. This clear separation illustrates that there are really only two choices: 1) God and 2) everything else. Satan is... Continue Reading →