One of the most traumatic experiences of my childhood was an early spring day. The day was somewhat wet, but the drops weren’t big enough to be considered rain, just a light drizzle. I had a few friends over to hang out and after playing video games for four hours, my mom forcefully encouraged us … More You Asked For It: If God Created Evil and Goodness, Why Would He Make Adam and Eve Sin?
During college some friends and I spent some time at a camp in southern Wisconsin. The trip was meant to be a time of training and growing spiritually, and it was. Near the place we were sleeping was a small room dedicated to the founder of the camp. The founder was a collector of unique … More You Asked For It: Is It Bad To Think That Heaven Could Be A Bit Better
I can remember the second Sunday after my family changed churches when I was in grade school. Previously we had been attending a Catholic church near my home. For reasons I didn’t understand at the time, we changed to an Assemblies of God church. For those who aren’t familiar with the differences between those churches, … More You Asked For It: What are some things you should explain before bringing someone to church?
Homosexuality is one of the hardest things to deal with in our culture. I can remember very vividly having a professor in college who was gay. While I didn’t receive any unwanted attention from him, it did make things awkward. What was I supposed to say? How was I supposed to act? Was I supposed … More You asked for it: How are we as Christians to react to others who may be homosexual?
The act of running is perhaps the most telling disposition of my character. To run you really need two things, legs to run on and the mental drive to actually go and run. I lack the latter. Even when I do motivate myself to run, I have the mental disposition of a sprinter. What that … More You asked for it: Why does God make things so hard when he knows we can’t handle it?