Picture an amazing movie trailer. Heavy music, intense fight scenes, passionate kisses, A-list actors flashed across the screen, and that last tease that gives you goosebumps. So you save your money or steal some to get a ticket, buy some popcorn with butter-juice, plop down in a sticky seat, and you watch...the trailer again. One-and-a-half … Continue reading Seeker-Friendly vs. Seeker-Oriented
Do you know why so many people don't obey God? Because they don't believe in him. There, I just saved you a lifetime of confusion headaches. I suppose perspective can be blamed. Christians live their lives as if God exists and he is in charge. They live this out for so long and grow into … Continue reading Why Non-Christians Don’t Act Like Christians
Jesus drew analogies for the Kingdom of God from everywhere and everything: sheep, water, buildings, you name it. And the holy spirit still teaches people that way. This time, my inspiration came from a video game: Kingdom Hearts 2. A crossover between Disney and Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts should not have been as awesome as … Continue reading What Kingdom Hearts 2 Taught Me About Christianity
I used to ignore it when a GLBT person would say "God loves me anyway." After all, what did they really care about God? They were just saying that to get the Christians off their backs. And for many, this is still true. But then I started to see another demographic: those in the GLBT … Continue reading Queer AND Christian?
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