Are The Promises Yours?

It’s one thing to know something for other people, quite another to embrace it for yourself. Maybe it’s hypocrisy. Maybe it’s blindness to our own faults or needs. We all do it. Continue reading “Are The Promises Yours?”

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Adoption > Justification

Being home for spring break means that I get to do things I love, like meet with my young adult group at church on Wednesday night. In Ethos, we’re going through 1 John. Wednesday, we were covering 1 John 3:1-10, and the message has stuck with me. Continue reading “Adoption > Justification”

Christianity and the Locus of Control Paradox

When I was finishing up my sophomore year of college, I had a psychology professor that enjoyed saying things that he thought the Christians in the room would hate. One day, we began discussing the internal versus external locus of control. He looked around the class and firmly told us that healthy people relied on the internal locus of control, but Christians were helpless people who only have the external locus of control. Continue reading “Christianity and the Locus of Control Paradox”

Radical Islamic Terrorism is a Spiritual Problem

Throughout the campaigning for and actual occurrence of the 2016 Elections, each side of the aisle was preaching a message about radical Islamic terrorism. The right reminded us all that it is a massive problem that must be dealt with, and the left tried to isolate the terrorists from the religion of Islam. Different messages that were both loudly preached. Continue reading “Radical Islamic Terrorism is a Spiritual Problem”