Category Archives: Christianity

Seeing Red: Starbucks, the Evangelical Fringe, and Ephesians 4:32

Marketing, which is essentially communicating a message effectively, is an ever-evolving artistic science, especially at this time of year. (Y’all noticing that “this time of year” seems to sneak up on us faster every year? Me too, but I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, America, capitalism, Christianity, Christmas, Coffee, Controversy, cups, current events, faith, gratitude, holidays, Jesus, Kindness, Marketing, pop culture, religion, Starbucks, Thanksgiving | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Rodalena Reviews: War Room

You can’t laugh in here…this is the War Room. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Empathy, Evangelicalism, faith, Fundamentalism, God, movies, Obedience, pop culture, prayer, religion, Rodalena Reviews, Stephen King, Typical Christian Film, War Room | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Josh and Anna, or Jacob and Leah

Anna Duggar is the Leah of our time. Continue reading

Posted in Book of Genesis, Christianity, compassion, current events, Dignity, Duggars, Empathy, Evangelicalism, faith, Fundamentalism, God, Hell, King James Bible, Leah, Obedience, pain, pop culture, religion, Rich Mullins, Separation, Suffering, The Red Tent, Women | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Call Me Repulsed

I sort of wonder if Jesus was standing between Caitlyn Jenner and the stone-weilders today, what He’d be writing in the sand. Continue reading

Posted in Caitlyn Jenner, Christianity, Conservatism, Controversy, Culture, current events, Duggars, Evangelicalism, Fundamentalism, Judgment, Parenting, politics, pop culture, sin | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

How Hugh Jackman Helped Me Break Out of My Bloggy Rut

I was in a rut. Wolverine saved the day. Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, blogging, Christianity, Controversy, Culture, current events, Fundamentalism, Interpretation, movies, Paul, pop culture, Reading, religion, writing | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Lonely Sailors: On Spiritual Sea Changes

When one changes the sea of their beliefs, all sorts of problems and all sorts of wonders are uncovered. It’s hard to adjust one’s sails to all that change entails. When this happened in my life, every area of my … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Doubt, faith, Fundamentalism, honesty, Peace, religion, Rich Mullins, Spiritual Growth, Spirituality, Truth | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

How to Talk to a Former Fundamentalist

Don’t ask, “So, do you have a demon?” Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, Change, Christianity, church, compassion, Doubt, faith, fear, friends, Fundamentalism, Fundamentalist, God, Grace, heaven, honesty, love, ministry, pain, Patience, religion, Spirituality, Truth, Words | Tagged , , , | 25 Comments

The (Not-So) Great Debate: Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham

So, did you watch The Big Debate? Continue reading

Posted in Answers in Genesis, Biblical interpretation, Bill Nye, Christianity, creation/evolution, Debate, Education, Guest Post, Ken Ham, Truth | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Proper Care and Feeding of Mustard Seeds

Be careful of faith. It is a fragile and precious thing. Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Biblical interpretation, Book of Luke, Christian Wiman, Christianity, faith, religion, Spiritual Growth, Spirituality | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

The Bus Ride Home

“What a wonderful way get home.” Continue reading

Posted in child-like faith, Christian Wiman, Christianity, church, Church Camp, Colonial Hills Baptist Church Bus Crash, compassion, death, faith, Grace, Grief, ministry, pain, Quotations, Spirituality, teenagers | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments