The Problem of Double-Mindedness

“A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.”‭‭James‬ ‭1:8‬ This is true in so many ways. Indecisiveness about simple things like what to wear to work or what to eat for dinner can be problematic. This might lead to issues making larger decisions regarding what church to attend or how to deal with… Continue reading The Problem of Double-Mindedness


The Appearance of Evil

“Abstain from all appearance of evil.”‭‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:22‬ This is a tough verse for me. First, it is not talking about abstaining from evil, which is difficult enough, but from the very appearance of evil. This can be quite subjective as well. What we call “cussing” is socially constructed (outside of taking the Lord’s name… Continue reading The Appearance of Evil


The “Heretic” Strikes Back: Why I Reject Young Earth Theory

Much ado has been made among my peers regarding my belief in The Gap. I have heard many attacks on The Gap, and I have mentioned and disputed them HERE. However, there have been very few attempts to explain their own beliefs on the matter. I have deduced that many of them likely believe in… Continue reading The “Heretic” Strikes Back: Why I Reject Young Earth Theory

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Reformed Theology: Why I Reject TULIP

As I seek to learn more about The Bible and gain insight on the words of God through teaching, I continually run across a trend in Christianity that I have, until recently, only been vaguely familiar with – Reformed Theology. This sounds interesting. Theology – that is, the study of the nature of God, and… Continue reading Reformed Theology: Why I Reject TULIP


Church Music: You are Not Going to Like This

“Make a joyful noise unto the LORD” (Psalm 100:1). “O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation” (Psalm 95:1). “Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord” (Ephesians 5:9). A Brief… Continue reading Church Music: You are Not Going to Like This

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The True Freedom of Religion

A common meme from anti-Christians is that Christianity is a restrictive religion. Many modern churches have also begun to sing this refrain as they attempt to abandon “legalism,” which they mostly define as rigid rules put in place by churches on music and attire (this is not true legalism, but difference in preference as I… Continue reading The True Freedom of Religion