(Photo via Sami Shah) How despairing it is to hear of news that one lost their life, possibly, due to the lack of understanding of the importance of civil discourse. When protests take place over matters that typically cause some persons to emote in anger and display outrageous behavior, it may be important, for the… Continue reading #Charlottesville, Lord, Charlottesville
[This Presupposes that You’re a Christian.] Where did you first get the idea that being “gay” was okay? Where did you first find the idea that a person might be “born gay?” Where did you initially read or study God’s Word and think to yourself (as you struggled with thoughts of same-sex attraction): “This… Continue reading Christian and Gay? What’s Your Motivation?
Issues stemming from race has a long and storied past and still rears its ugly head these days as well. The problems involving race goes as far back as the exploration of this land by European explorers, then the birth of this nation when citizens could “own” slaves, who were Africans typically. Over the next… Continue reading ReThinking the Issues Between Law Enforcement and African Americans
[This is a book review on ABORTING ARISTOTLE written by Dave Sterrett (of Disruptive Truth).] This book is very helpful in understanding the prolife position of the abortion debate. What makes it worth reading is that it doesn’t just pile on some religious rhetoric for why babies should be valued, but Sterrett does an excellent… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – “Aborting Aristotle: Examining Fatal Fallacies in the Abortion Debate”
This piece has been a long time coming. The issues that the Christian community has faced and will continue to face surrounding the growing influence of the LGBTQ community and their activism cannot be circumvented. The days are gone when one could say publicly their heartfelt views on same-sex couples with no major backlash; that… Continue reading Why I Cannot Hate My LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters
Prayer is necessary to the Christian life. One may say that it is a part of the lifeblood to abiding in Christ. For how can you develop a relationship with a person, the Person (specifically our Lord), without true and open communication with Him. So then, prayer is a two-way street with our God. But He is… Continue reading Prayer Should Not Be An Afterthought (But Action Should Not Be Either)
[This is the “paper” that I delivered to a group of students (from South Georgia State College) and other citizens from the community of Coffee County, Georgia. I did not go into every point in depth (due to time restraints), but hopefully it will encourage readers to think.] On the topic of the decline of Christianity… Continue reading The Decline of Christianity in America