I hope you are having a Merry Christmas! Today, I want to remember what this day is about and take a moment to read the stories given to us about the birth of Jesus. So, I will read the stories of the Nativity in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. It's important to go back to these stories, which is why today's episode will do just that. Instead of telling people to "keep the Christ in Christmas," I want to do that. If you agree, join me in reading these stories, and take time to reflect on what they teach.
Lewis' Screwtape Letters is a great read for people of all ages, at least from middle school on. It is the tale of two demons, an older and a younger trying to tempt a man to bring him to Hell. And, the older demon is advising his nephew on how to do this successfully. You'll see all the subtle ways that demons can tempt you and pull your attention away from where it should be.
In the last couple episodes, we discussed how you can come to know things about God, creation, and ethics, through human reasoning. Today, we conclude this series talking about what the incarnation reveals and how it fulfills us.
Can public schools teach the Bible? What does the 1st amendment say? What can we learn about reading the Bible both religiously and secularly?
The question of whether or not God is good came up recently in a debate on Twitter with Vin Armani and I, and it made me reevaluate my position on this. I was striving to reconcile the idea when a quote in Confessions by St. Augustine helped shed light on the idea. But then I would... Continue Reading →
Love: The Tangent To The Divine This post explains that love is from the divine and that to love is to come into contact with the divine. Curious? See what I mean. Read More Here-->
Learn how the breakdown in understanding of masculinity and femininity is hurting society. Then we'll discuss the Masculine God and Mother Earth. AND stay tuned till the end to learn about a Special Guest!
We all can fall to temptation, normally without even realizing it. The Screwtape Letters are a riveting series of story-like letters that show how people can be tempted to turn away from God. Whether or not you believe in God, this story can teach you how to beware the parts of human nature that steer you away from your purpose and towards self-destruction. So watch this video and go read the book. Then, tell me what you think!
Keeping the Christ in Christmas is about remembering why this holiday exists to begin with-the virgin birth of Jesus. This is a look at the valuable theological and philosophical truths that can be learned from the Nativity.
In light of Tom Petty’s recent passing, and as a fan of his work, it seemed necessary to look back at his music and understand his artistry better. Everyone wants to be remembered for something, and for musicians, that something is the meaning left behind in their music. Looking through some of the Songfacts of... Continue Reading →
I remember growing up in Indianapolis, Indiana for all my life, but over the last year or so I feel like I’ve slowly been moving to Babel. You see, for my whole life I had people who I disagreed with, but we could still communicate. Now it feels like there’s two different languages-Republican and... Continue Reading →