Archive for the ‘christianity’ Category

Last Sunday, at the Covenant Church we are a part of, the sermon was on the parable of the good samaritan. A story many people have heard, probably dozens of times if you grew up in a christian community, etc. What I loved about hearing it this time around was how our pastor presented it […]

This is a post I just read on Donal Miller’s blog about living out truth, following Jesus and showing grace to each other. I couldn’t agree with his opinion more. Sweeping issues that people (& people of the church) deal with under the rug is not how we should be handling it. We should help […]

This might be my last post about Samir Selmanovic’s book, It’s Really All About God, because I just finished reading it last night. I definitely want to read it again, but I have many other books that I’d like to read before I start repeating. The book satisfyingly ends with chapter 9,  When My God […]

James 1:22 says, “Be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves.” I just read this article on the God’s politics blog discussing immigration, reminding us that to love God is to love our immigrant neighbors. The definition of hypocrisy is; the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to […]

I just read this article on mpr’s website about atheists celebrating Christmas without religion and their feelings and opinions towards believers. The article seems a bit quickly written, but you can still pick-up on the tone of several of the people interviewed and how they not only feel discriminated against and offended by the religious, […]

Right now I’m listening to City and Colour on shuffle, the current song playing is “Hello, I’m in Delware” – feel free to listen to it while you read. Tonight, I went to the Anberlin show at first ave with my sister’s fiance, and my future brother-in-law Joe. I haven’t been listening to Anberlin for […]