Posted on May 2, 2016

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Bastard Sons (pt. 1)

A common theme I hear when discussing the stories of Christian LGBT[1]I use this to mean anyone with an “alternative” sexual/gender orientation or identity people is a time in their past when they begged God to take it away. To make them normal. Crying on the floor. Bargaining. Anything to change them. It inspired me […]

Posted on July 4, 2015

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On Genocide [Book Brief]

SYNOPSIS Four scholars attempt to explain the genocide that’s rampant within the Old Testament through the lens of Christianity.  Year  2003 Publisher  Zondervan Author(s) -C. S. Cowles -Daniel Gard -Eugene Merrill -Tremper -Longman Ease of Reading   Difficult TL;DR The actions of the people during that time are things we will never understand. If we spend […]

Posted on May 27, 2015

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Tears of Joyrow

  This isn’t the article I was going to write. I had originally planned to write a post discussing the hypocrisy of the Christians who oppose same-sex marriage. In light of the recent legalization of same-sex marriage in the entire United States, many people have voiced their opinions so far. There have been countless people […]

Posted on March 28, 2015

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Jesus Wept

  John 11:35 is the shortest verse in all of Scripture. “Then Jesus wept,” it reads. It stands within the miracle of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. We see Mary come to Jesus weeping and mourning the loss of Lazarus. How does Jesus respond? It says, “a deep anger welled up within him and […]

Posted on November 8, 2014

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On Hell

Having read some books on the issue and talking with a friend, I’ve finally come to a conclusive view of hell and, ultimately, salvation. Before I begin I would like to note two things. 1) The image used is by no means a representative of what I think hell is. It’s simply a symbol for […]

Posted on August 5, 2014

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Romans 1 #TheAbuseVerses

DISCLAIMER: This is article is technically a full-on exegetical, with high-level discussion of the topic at hand. This is the first post in a new series I’m starting called #TheAbuseVerses. In it, I will take verses that are commonly used to spiritually abuse people (sometimes known as “clobber verses”) and re-examine them, showing how they […]