What is God’s purpose for romance? Continue reading What is God’s Purpose for Romance?
Where is God in our hearts when the nitrogen of self-reliance creeps to poison? Where is the Cross when we try to atone for our errors and earn praise from ourselves and others? Christ’s merits are forgotten in that daze, under the push and pull of those waters we face, and we take for granted His permanence. There is danger in the beauty of this place. Continue reading Decompression: Thoughts on Homesickness
“It is my hope that whatever the outcome of this election may be, whatever new president and administration is in power, whatever government that comes about, no matter how unfavorable it may be, that people would demonstrate good behavior for it is God who has ultimate authority and ‘in God we trust.'” Continue reading An Unfavorable Government: Lessons from Daniel
He is the Creator of the universe, yet He is our friend. Prayer is simply a conversation with a friend, yet it is before the King of all kings. Continue reading To the One Who Not Only Speaks, But Listens
Now is the time to destabilize the culture of gun ownership; it is time to turn to those on both sides of the gun, to don our Armor of Light, and to listen. Continue reading Armored in Light
What is one passage you’re meditating on as you navigate midterm papers/exams?
Taken from Cornerstone Magazine, Brown University and RISD’s Christian Literary Arts Magazine, part of a “student-led movement of Christian journals on college campuses” called the Augustine Collective Continue reading Question of the Week!
He stood up for the minorities; he walked alongside those who were hurt; he marched with the oppressed. He was betrayed and in the end, the very people he trusted most crucified him. But here is where you and I can find strength and power. Continue reading To My Black Friends: You are Victorious. Even in Death.
Yet, He is not like us. If we walk away, He will follow us and overcome us with His jealous love. And to resist His love is futile. Continue reading A Reflection: Just a Closer Walk with Thee
These otherworldly sensations guide us to notions of supernal existence and eternity, providing us with a firm foundation on which we are able to set our faith. Continue reading Do Emotions Distort Knowledge? Pt. 2
God is not satisfied with silence in the face of tragedy, hatred, and evil. Too often, silence in the face of injustice is equivalent to passive acceptance. Continue reading Imago Dei
If only we could weigh our options, we think, and have some kind of assurance, concrete and tangible, that the path we choose is actually the better of the two. Continue reading Road Less Travelled
The gospel is all about self-denial. The message that Jesus left his heavenly throne to take on flesh and suffer is beautiful and terrifying. It’s that same message that drove the life and work of the apostle Paul. Through his preaching and work, Paul saved the eternal souls of families, oversaw the collection of money for widows, orphans and the poor, and instructed young pastors to carry the flame of the gospel to their congregations. Continue reading “How St. Paul Checked His Privilege”