Category: JESUS, Poetry, Psychology, Theology
how quickly we forget,
laying down palm branches
to casting stones a week later,
breaking stained glass windows
to our mansions,
crucifying our Creator.
Category: Gospel, JESUS, Psychology, Short Stories, Suffering, Theology
The Ragman stopped his cart. Quietly, he walked to the woman, stepping round tin cans, dead toys, and Pampers.
Category: Gospel, JESUS, Music, Poetry, Suffering, Theology
Mystery of Tears is about redemption and restoration. More specifically, it’s about the sufferings (“spasms”) of Jesus that “broke the curse” for our benefit (i.e., “substitutionary atonement”).
Category: Art, Cinema, JESUS, Poetry, Suffering
It’s time to release the kraken for Christians to look inwardly with contrition in order to love courageously.
Category: Gospel, JESUS, Polity, Psychology, Theology
Learn to contextualize the Gospel for anyone God puts in your life.
Category: Art, Beauty, JESUS, Poetry, Spiritual Formation, Suffering
Observations within Christian subculture in South Orange County. What does Jesus and SOC have in common?
Category: Art, Beauty, JESUS, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry, Psychology, Spiritual Formation
Engage the contemporary culture with Christian apologetics and aesthetics!
Category: Art, Beauty, JESUS, Nature, Psychology, Suffering
From the beginning of time, gold has held an almost magical hold on people. Since the time of the Pharaohs, this yellow metal was used as a form of currency, as well as to adorn the capstones on the pyramids of Giza. In grade school we learned about the Egyptian royal burial of King Tut…
Category: Devotionals, JESUS, Morality, Psychology, Scripture, Spiritual Formation, Suffering, Theology
We were bought at a high price (1 Cor 6:20; 7:23). And now as Christ followers, we do not belong to ourselves (1 Cor 6:19). Rather, we deny ourselves (Mt 16:24) and we die to ourselves (Jn 3:3-6), making no provision for the flesh (Rom 13:14). We have no rights over ourselves as if we…
Category: JESUS, Morality, Philosophy, Scripture, Suffering
(1) Expecting things in your life to go perfectly. Yes, you were made for eternity. That’s why you seek perfection, desire beauty, and hunger for unending happiness. But we live in an imperfect, ugly, and forlorn world because of sin. So when things don’t go your way or when things get you down or when…
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