I Can’t Wait to Leave Heaven

When you think “heaven” what comes to mind? Pearly gates? Clouds and harps? What if I said that the cartoon version of heaven (halos and all) falls short of what Christianity and the bible really have to say about it? Continue reading I Can’t Wait to Leave Heaven

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A Kingdom Like a Mustard Seed

Jesus was an interesting guy. He went around saying a lot of things, and often times they were in strange stories called parables. I have heard people call these parables “earthly stories with heavenly truth.”

I don’t necessarily disagree with this concept, but I think we are missing the bigger picture within Jesus’ use of parables. Continue reading A Kingdom Like a Mustard Seed

Recapturing the Story

What is the Bible? I know it is a book that actually contains 66 books. I know that it is traditionally divided into two parts; the new and old testament. I know that the literary genres of the book vary: there are epistles, poetry, and historical accounts to name some. So I guess the question that I am asking is what exactly is the book we call the Bible getting at, Continue reading Recapturing the Story

Conversations not Conversions

I want to share a quote I read recently that moved me to write this post. I have talked to a lot of people about this topic and it has been good for me to really think about. I hope it will be for you as well. Continue reading Conversations not Conversions

Clean Out Your Ears

People have a lot to say these days. In today’s world we have information streamlined to us, our social interactions are constantly buzzing via social media, and our thoughts are contained in 140 character tweets. Within this culture I’m starting to notice a common issue arising, and it is one that I have been struggling with for a little while now. Continue reading Clean Out Your Ears