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The Pain that Rivaled the Love

I emailed my mentor recently about my lack of fear of God and respect for His Word, as well as not having a strong hatred of sin. He recommended a book called The Enemy Within: Straight Talk About the Power and Defeat of Sin (ebook here), and I began reading it as I waited at … Continue reading

Random Thoughts

Seems like I’m being hit with a lot of hard topics recently. My mind can barely handle all these random thoughts, much less try to find an answer to them. I have a lot of dreams. Lots of ideas of what I want to do with my life. I want to write an epic horror … Continue reading

Gay “Rights”: Not Us vs. Them but God vs. Sin (God Wins)

The recent Chick-fil-A debate, and the Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day yesterday, has me thinking about how we Christians are supposed to respond to accusations of us being “bigots” and being “intolerant.” In a very pointed article, Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day: A Bold Mistake, Barnabas Piper notes: Homosexuality is one of the most defining, contentious, and complex issues … Continue reading

All I Have… Left?

I’m sure we all have those moments when we step back to look at our lives and wonder what we are doing with ourselves. We have the same, or similar, routines every day, every week, every month, and the cycle repeats itself. Then we also have our trials and struggles. Out of all this, we … Continue reading

There is (Only One) Hope for This Depraved World

Yesterday, I was having feelings of hopelessness. Not for me, but for the world. It seems to me that everywhere I look, the world is in a depressing state of rapid moral decline. Crimes are rampant, particularly the recent massacre in Colorado and the riots in Anaheim. Same-sex marriage activist bigots are attacking every institution … Continue reading

God’s Will and His Alone

This past week, I finished my junior year of high school and witnessed the senior class’ graduation. As the activities and days flew by, I found myself pondering my future plans. Among the common questions such as what to write in personal statements, what colleges to apply to, et cetera, I also found myself asking … Continue reading