Christians, You’ll Never Be Cool

In December 2015, Taffy Brodesser-Akner from GQ Magazine wrote an article called “What Would Cool Jesus Do?” which was an in-depth look inside Hillsong Church in New York. The article starts off by saying: “It’s the church of choice for Bieber and Durant. It’s where the cool kids spend Sunday morning after Saturday night at…

2 Tips To Making Reading Goals In 2016

Reading can be a very rewarding hobby for those who manage it. While there are many benefits to taking up regular reading, I will not be discussing those reasons here. It is no secret that life gets in the way and people are finding less and less time to read in a fast paced culture.…

A Christian’s View on Cussing

When dealing with a topic like this, it is important to start by mentioning that this post is not meant to condemn non-Christians for cussing and their use of bad language. I’m not calling them to live up to a similar standard of morality if they are not deeply rooted in the same Gospel I…

Wartime Living: Series Introduction

I remember the first time I went into the Imperial War Museum in London and came across the propaganda posters used in Britain during WWI & WWII. As I stood there reading the posters, I was surprised at how many of the titles were applicable to the Christian life. Of course, these posters were aimed…

What Does Powerful Faith Look Like?

Sometimes we are faced with an uncertain situation in life. We look at the situation and can’t help but notice that we’re not in control of it. At some point we come to expect that there will be uncertain circumstances in life, but we lack a major thing every time that situation comes: powerful faith.…

St. Peter’s Square

Not only is the Vatican itself a historical place, but St. Peter’s Square outside of the Vatican is also very historical. This history is especially pertinent when it comes to Christian martyrs including the Apostle Peter himself.