God seems to love changing his mind. Remember what happened in Genesis? GOD: Abraham, kill your firstborn, Isaac. ABE: Okay! GOD: Abraham, don't kill your firstborn, Isacc. ABE: Okay! ISAAC: What just happened?! Or what happened in 1 Samuel? GOD: Saul will be king. SAUL: Aw, yis. GOD: David will be king. SAUL: What just … Continue reading On the Road…AGAIN?!
It's been right around four months since I left my home of St. Louis, Missouri. While I only lived in the city proper for about three years, I lived in the area my entire life. St. Louis was always RIGHT THERE, and now...it's gone. And I miss it so bad it hurts sometimes. Thankfully, I got … Continue reading Top 10 Things I Miss about St. Louis
This is something that's been on my mind for a while: deliberately going someplace that seems to stand at the antithesis of Christianity--or at least the antithesis of church life. God's been convicting me to get out of my Christian bubble and go meet people who are *gasp* not Christian. And Denver had its LGBT … Continue reading So a Christian Walks into Denver Pridefest…
I wasn't originally going to write about the shooting in Orlando because, well, I had nothing new or insightful to say. It was horrible and tragic, and I pray for recovery and justice. But other than that, everything I would have written had already been said. All the political angles were already being dissected. I … Continue reading Agree to Disagree. For Just One Moment.
I'm sure many would like to counter me on the "Godless" part. Some Christians may say God is still in charge, but let's be honest: nobody acts like he is, not even many Christians. And some non-Christians would point to Christian ideas pervading in certain laws and restrictions, and I would reply, "Surely you can … Continue reading The Greatest Problem In Our Godless World
I know that sounds smug of me, like I'm some hot shot with skills everybody wants and that this is only a first-world problem, like eating chicken every night for a week or forgetting your phone when you go into the bathroom. But in reality, this is just the strange and scary side-effects to living … Continue reading Turning Down Jobs is Hard
If I could force everybody to adhere to the things I believe are right, life would be so much easier. It'd be more convenient, cleaner, and free of discomfort. Sadly, I am not a tyrannical dictator. Neither do I possess the divinity needed to call my will "moral" and another's will "amoral." Thus, I have to … Continue reading I Wish I Could Impose My Will on Everybody Else