Jesus is the reason for this season, too

Listen on Apple and Spotify. IntroductionOctober is a glorious month. Among its features are playoff baseball, football season at full throttle, white girls dressing like Han Solo and ordering trash from Starbucks, men wearing flannel, leaves changing color, German beer, and Evangelicals freaking out over Halloween. And whether it’s an invented quote by Anton LevayContinue reading “Jesus is the reason for this season, too”

Our discernment blackhole

Hear this episode on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. IntroductionEvery so often, Christians in the West are able to latch onto a celebrity of sorts who claims the name of Christ. Sometimes it’s Chris Pratt, who kinda sounds the part for a while before the facade is eventually dropped. Other times it’s the likes of TimContinue reading “Our discernment blackhole”

The first post-Roe Independence Day

Listen at Apple Podcasts and Spotify. IntroductionThe United States celebrates the ratification of the Declaration of Independence every July 4, wherein we eat hot dogs, collectively become pyromaniacs, and reflect on the fact that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life,Continue reading “The first post-Roe Independence Day”

Easter season week 3 – John 11

Listen to the audio version at Spotify and Apple Podcasts. IntroductionMy church, Resurrection Church in Greer, South Carolina, is taking a month out of our normal pattern to explore the doctrine of salvation in the weeks leading up to Easter. I’m also endeavoring to write a complementary blog each week, for what that’s worth, andContinue reading “Easter season week 3 – John 11”

Easter season week 2 – John 4

Listen to the audio at Spotify and Apple Podcasts. IntroductionMy church, Resurrection Church in Greer, South Carolina, is taking a month out of our normal pattern to explore the doctrine of salvation in the weeks leading up to Easter. I’m also endeavoring to write a complementary blog each week, for what that’s worth, and attemptingContinue reading “Easter season week 2 – John 4”

Alphabetical collapse

Hear the audio at: Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Introduction Much like the death of an old, sickly relative, some tragedies occur in slow motion and the culmination of the tragedy, while not surprising, is no less grievous. And this is what happened when Relient K brought on genderqueer “Christian” artist Semler to open for theirContinue reading “Alphabetical collapse”

Greer Christmas Hymn Sing

Hear the audio at Spotify and Apple Podcasts. “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” – Psalm 133:1 Contrary to popular opinion, unity doesn’t involve ignoring differences of opinion or conviction. In fact, unity embraces those differences while highlighting a bigger, more important objective, which is happening this Sunday evening,Continue reading “Greer Christmas Hymn Sing”

Answers geared toward morons

Hear the audio at Anchor, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts. IntroductionNot only is the Overton Window a thing, but one can tell exactly where a culture’s window lies when ostensibly “respectable” media outlets cover what a public figure says. And by cover, I mean engaging in copy-and-paste jobs with a straight face while pretending a thoughtContinue reading “Answers geared toward morons”

Matthew 24 is not about the Rapture

Hear the audio at Anchor, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. This is a little different from my normal blog format, and it’s partially because my normal podcast doesn’t have an episode this week, but it’s also because it wasn’t written as a blog. What you’ll read below stems from a discussion I led in my smallContinue reading “Matthew 24 is not about the Rapture”

Christians should tell the truth about Antifa

Listen to the audio here: Introduction I won’t even tee up my main point before we get to examples and current events. Here it is. If you make an assertion or truth claim, you must provide the objective proof for that assertion or truth claim. Scripture is clear on this subject. If we are goingContinue reading “Christians should tell the truth about Antifa”