Tag: personal

Sexism and the Bible

To love someone as Christ loves the church is to treat them with respect and consideration, not being harsh or rude. It also means being willing to give one’s life up for that other person. While that may not mean literally, the emphasis is on sacrificial love. Men who use Ephesians 5:22 to control women either conveniently have only read that one verse, or don’t care enough to abide by the parameters that Paul laid out for good husbands.

Stress

I have a large assignment due tonight, and since I’m writing a blog post instead of working on it, take a guess how it’s going. It’s not even a hard assignment, there’s just a lot to do, and a lot of steps. Once I…

Who Do You Serve?

Most people think that idols are only the physical cravings or images of gods, but it’s far more evolved than that. They take other forms nowadays. Modern-day idols are coping mechanisms.

Back To School

I start school again on the 10th and I’m very excited. I’ve missed being in a Christian community like this, and I can’t wait to get started. We had orientation for two days, and I just want to be in class already. It was…

God Is Good

So, I’m back from the mission’s trip, and I slept for 14 hours last night. I saw God working not only in mine and my team’s lives, but the lives of people around us. I saw healings happen right in front of me, and…

The Unfair Debate

   When I was in high school, I dated an atheist. We had dozens of arguments about religion and Christianity and looking back, I’ve realized two things. First, that I was always on defense, and second, that his distrust of Christianity was caused by…

First Blog Post

I guess this is a trial run to see figure all of this out. Well, welcome to my blog! Now, I’m not a theologian by any means. I was raised Christian, and I’ll be attending bible college in the fall, so this is an…