Why Is There So Much Death and Killing in the Old Testament?

Everybody dies.  We only have 3 recorded cases of people not dying.  Enoch, Elijah, and Jesus.  (Jesus died and resurrected but then didn’t die again, everyone else that resurrected assumedly died again later.)  So I suppose the real question is, why does God seem to be so involved with the death and killing of the … More Why Is There So Much Death and Killing in the Old Testament?

When a Baptist Only Has Pentecostal Words to Describe an Experience

I was awoken in the middle of the night.  I had some sort of nightmare.  I just remember my world falling apart.  I was in a panic. Normally after a nightmare, it just takes you a few moments to come to grips with reality that you aren’t falling into a precipice or being chased by … More When a Baptist Only Has Pentecostal Words to Describe an Experience

Everything You Never Wanted to Know about the Wise Men

The Wise Men or Magi are major players in the Christmas Narrative.  In every production we present these men with certain qualities and it just became common knowledge (despite just being made-up).  But what do we actually know?  What educated guess and inferences can we make?  Here is every fact I can pull out of … More Everything You Never Wanted to Know about the Wise Men

Is Jesus Your King?

If you are unsure if Jesus is THE King, go ahead and read this first.  It’s okay.  I’ll wait.  It’s fine.  Go, go, I have nothing else to do. Seriously, read it. Good.  Gosh you’re a slow reader.  Are you done yet?  Done?  Finally.  Ok, so now you are convinced that Jesus is theKing, the question is, … More Is Jesus Your King?

Christian Politics

It has felt more complicated to comment on politics lately.  You are either for separating children from their parents; or you are for all of Central America coming to the US and potentially destroying our economy.  You are either for destroying this planet with greenhouse gases, or you are for crippling the 3rd world by preventing … More Christian Politics