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Christian Apologetics: Rational Defen...

Apologetics: A reasonable defense of the faith

So I don’t lose anyone at the gate, Christian apologetics is a field of study and practice that offers a logical defense of the faith. There are many, excellent, websites that explain apologetics and its history further. If you have the time, I suggest you click on the links and check them out. The word […]

One God with One Name, Not Many Gods

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Who is God? “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” – Matthew 16:15-16 (NIV) Who do you say Jesus is? What about God? Who is He? God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is […]

Freedom to Exercise Religion

Free Exercise of Religion

The response to the recent decision in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby has been…sad. The most popular argument is “They can believe whatever they want, as long as it doesn’t affect anyone else.” Talk about ignorance. The Constitution The First Amendment of the United States Constitution is simple and to the point (emphasis […]

Wooden Pot is Parrot Enemy #1

Birdies in a Bath

Ouch… Well, my birds are super intelligent… most of the time. I’m trying to train them to take a wooden bead and drop it in a little wooden pot (cup). The wooden pot and wooden bead have been mainstays of their cage and toys since we got them back in February. They are nothing new. […]

God’s Expectations

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God does not call the qualified It is not true that God will only give us what we can handle, and it is not true He will only ask of us what we can. God does not call the qualified, He qualifies the called. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; […]

Evil Cannot Dwell With You

Two Crosses @ Sunset

“For You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil cannot dwell with You.” – Psalm 5:4 (HCSB) People often ask how a Good God can send people to Hell. Heaven: More Than a Reward Heaven and Hell are more than mere places. Heaven is eternal communion with God. Hell is eternal separation from […]

Entitlement of Ideas

"During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." George Orwell

After a rather minor incident in a video game, I realized how scary and how dangerous an entitlement-minded society is. Once a person believes they are ENTITLED to something you have, your help, or a handout, there is a downward spiral of demands. We see it in America today. Whole groups of people believe other […]

Falling

Falling

Have you ever had a rug ripped out from underneath you? Literally or figuratively, they both have a similar feeling (I know this from personal experience.) One minute you’re happily walking along, and the next minute you find yourself overcome with this dropping feeling in your gut. Your endocrine system immediately floods your body with […]

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Current events, news, life, church, politics, and dating from an unapologetically Christian point of view. Proving you can follow Jesus Christ and be rational without compromising. Taking a stand. Drawing a line in the sand. My Jesus Is Risen.