What an Ultrasound Reveals

Recently, my wife and I went to another ultrasound appointment. During this particular one, not only did we see (!) the baby’s heartbeat, but she–yes, she!–was literally moving around. My wife said that “it’s like when you get in the tub with barely any water as a kid and just slide up and down.” It was likeContinue reading “What an Ultrasound Reveals”

When Circular Reasoning is Logical

When a Christian goes to college or is converted while at college—which was my case—things don’t get easier. Life on a college campus is tedious for Christians, even in the Bible Belt. The majority of the time, Christians will receive backlash over their beliefs. When I was converted my Freshman year of college—and then throughoutContinue reading “When Circular Reasoning is Logical”

Are You Using Social Media to be Quarrelsome?

Social media is a great tool. It can be used to connect with old friends, find new connections, and post your thoughts. It is also a dangerous tool when abused. It can bring out the absolute worst in us. One thing I see—either on Facebook or Twitter—is nonsense arguments from Christians. It seems like aContinue reading “Are You Using Social Media to be Quarrelsome?”

3 Battles Christians Face

“You once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience — among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh” (Eph. 2:2–3) The Christian life is war. Contrary to popular belief, being aContinue reading “3 Battles Christians Face”

Even the Hard Things

“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” Romans‬ ‭8:28‬ ‭ESV‬‬ In June, my wife (Shale) and I found out that we were pregnant. We were overjoyed! About two months later, we found out there wasn’t ever a baby.Continue reading “Even the Hard Things”

Who Do You Seek Approval From?

People are approval-seekers. We want to be known; we want to be approved; we want to be well-thought of. That’s not necessarily a bad desire to have. In all actuality, it’s a God-given desire. But because of the Fall, those desires—just like all other desires—have become distorted. Rather than wanting to be known by God,Continue reading “Who Do You Seek Approval From?”

A Biblical Response to False Gospels

“I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. But even if we or an angel from heavenContinue reading “A Biblical Response to False Gospels”