Tag 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

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 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

The New Stone Bench in Florida

The bench is a monument. To Atheism. Continue reading

Posted in America, atheism, Christianity, Community, compassion, Controversy, Culture, current events, Freedom, Jesus, religion | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments


A ragamuffin knows he’s only a beggar at the door of God’s mercy. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Contemporary Christian Music, courage, faith, loneliness, movies, Music, Rich Mullins | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Being Coy

What a fragile species we are. Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, Book of Genesis, childhood, Christianity, Community, compassion, Controversy, Coy Mathis, current events, Education, facebook, faith, Freedom, Grace, Homeschooling, Identity, Life Lessons, Mercy, Motherhood, Parenting, Peace, peculiar people, Personal Responsibility, progress, Questions, religion, school, Schoolish Thoughts, Separation, sin, Spirituality, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Prayer and Pinterest

God, I’m gonna pin You right over here. Don’t move. Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Book of Psalms, child-like faith, Christianity, Community, compassion, faith, God, Jesus, love, Personal Responsibility, Pinterest, prayer, Social Media, Spiritual Growth, Spirituality, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Good for Nothing

This *might possibly be* my favorite Calvin & Hobbes strip. Continue reading

Posted in Beatitudes, Bible Study, Book of Romans, Calvin & Hobbes, Christianity, Christmas, eternity, faith, God, Goodness, heaven, Life Lessons, love, Mercy, prayer, religion, reverence, Spiritual Growth | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

On Praying About the Outcome of Elections, Part II

What does this all mean? Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Presidential Election, America, Christianity, Community, current events, Elijah, faith, flowers, God, humility, Language of Flowers, photography, Poetry, politics, prayer, Questions, religion, Spiritual Growth, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments