A Review of the Social Justice Statement

  Last week, a statement on social justice and the gospel was released by prominent Christian Leaders including John Macarthur, Voddie Baucham, and Phil Johnson. The statement holds standard biblical truths such as the unique roles of men and women, and heterosexual marriage. I like what it has to say about justice, salvation, Heresy, and…

Over Worked, Under Paid, but in the Center of Society

Since I have been working for the Department of Family and Children Services this blog post has been stewing in my mind day after day and it is ready to be let out. Anyone who has been in foster care, been a foster parent, or who has worked for DFCS before already knows exactly what…

It’s Not Sacrifice, It’s Love

It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. – Galatians 5:1 NASB I think I am finally beginning to understand the implications of this verse. The past two years of studying Galatians has been a roller coaster of the…

Jesus Set us Free to Freely Love Him

 Romance is the deepest thing in life, romance is deeper even than reality. G.K Chesterton The quote above came to mind as I listened to Ben Rector today. Observing other people and then looking at myself, it constantly amazes me how we continually seek affirmation, validation, and ultimately love. We all do it in different,…

Why we’re all Hobbits

Recently Josh and I went to go see the Hobbit. The theater was mostly made up of college students, done with finals and excited to see the last hobbit movie. The room was buzzing with energy. There was even a guy dressed up like Gandalf. Then, the ultimate sign of devotion. A young guy, probably…

Rwanda

This is my pre-mission trip post. As the time to leave looms near I find myself actually less nervous and more excited. I’ve never been to Africa before so I think that’s whats giving me the most anticipation. I’ve heard about Africa for so long, from so many different organizations and missions agencies, and now…