Come one, come all, to the gold-paved streets of freedom. For too long, you've heard every Bible phrase cited as an absolute because it's convenient for the legalists and religious tyrants who crave control. But it is not so. There are many Bible verses which can be ignored in many circumstances. By what authority do I … Continue reading 8 Bible Commands You Can Disobey
I think I spend a significant portion of my life not to be a jerk. It's just too easy, isn't it? There's a sense of joy in telling someone what you really think of them or perhaps ramming the car in front of you for taking too long at the drive-thru. And I'm sure TV … Continue reading Grace for When You’re an A-Hole
It's absolutely everywhere anymore. School, work, church, home, the hospital, everywhere else, and all the lanes between. Don't think I'm some old geezer yapping about the current generation; I'm 25, right in the age group of a lot of movers and shakers today. And I absolutely cannot stand the overwhelming entitlement that has come to … Continue reading Entitlement: The Freedom that Enslaves
I saw a woman who wasn't my wife today and I was attracted to her. GASP! Yep, the Christian guy with a Godly blog found another woman attractive. Why, Michael? Why would you say she's attractive? Um...because she is. How can I say that so casually? Because extramarital attraction is only a home wrecker if you let … Continue reading Help! I’m Attracted!
Never has a word needed more definition without receiving any: freedom. Boy, do we fight for freedom in this country--as we should! Speech, religion, voting rights, working rights, marriage rights, and these are just the ones on the radar recently! We love our freedoms and our rights and we will fight tooth and claw for … Continue reading Why America Isn’t Free (And Why It’s Better That Way)
Don't actually do this, but... If you walked up to a random stranger and asked what they believed, they'd probably tell you pretty easily, "I'm Christian/Muslim/Jewish/Buddhist/Atheist/Agnostic/whatever." Most people have some sort of affiliation. But if you asked them WHY they believed...well, the answer is very, very different. Here's the theme I've been hearing a lot … Continue reading Home-Depot Faith