Purposeful Piety

“Thy will be done” these four words capture something primitive. They do not contain the Majestic anthem of our Lord “Holy, Holy, Holy”, nor do they contain the command of peace and stillness “Be still and know that I am God”, they even do not hint at the wondrous mystery of “I Am”, and yetContinue reading “Purposeful Piety”

Small Groups and Christian Thought

This weekend’s literature has primarily included a review of Wesleyan Small Group practices, Oswald Sanders’ Spiritual Discipleship, and the foundations of Christian Thought.  I am struck, as though by lightning, as I reflect upon what I have read yesterday and today regarding the nature of Christian Thought and Life. Of first importance is to acknowledgeContinue reading “Small Groups and Christian Thought”

Flat Tires, Adding Value, and Doing the Work

God used a flat tire to teach me about leadership, action, and obedience. I changed my tire for the first time on the shoulder of I-35 heading north towards Dallas, Texas. I had spent the day at Liberty Hill Baptist Church for the 2021 Defending Your Faith conference. Matt Baker, a dear friend, and fellowContinue reading “Flat Tires, Adding Value, and Doing the Work”

The Christian’s Joy

Joy is something that has always been a rather elusive concept both cognitively and experientially for me. Cognitively it has always seemed that it was something that people experienced but couldn’t describe in any meaningful or conceptual manner, it seemed as though Joy was something limited to experiential reality and had no place in beingContinue reading “The Christian’s Joy”

Rise of The Servant Kings Review

In Rise of the Servant Kings Ken Harrison offers the Christian world an immense tool for the reclaiming of Biblical Manhood and Husbandhood. It is filled with visceral stories of real-life that teach equally visceral lessons about the struggles of the modern man with his created purpose and nature. Filled to the brim with solidContinue reading “Rise of The Servant Kings Review”

5 Reflections on the Great Divorce

In my participation with Southern Methodist University’s Center For Faith and Learning, as a second year Faith and Learning Scholar, I read, discussed, reflected, and ruminated upon C. S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”. What follows beyond this brief introduction are 5 thoughts with accompanying commentary that capture my reflections on The Great Divorce. Thought 1:Continue reading “5 Reflections on the Great Divorce”

Apologetics and Spiritual Formation

This topic has been something that I have wrestled with for 10 months at this point. From November of 2020 through September of 2021. Apologetics has been near and dear to my heart practically since the beginning of my pursuit of Christ at the age of 16. The field of apologetics has been intimately involvedContinue reading “Apologetics and Spiritual Formation”