Fools. That's what the world called us. At least, the world as it was experienced in Hawaii and Southern California. I had some other... odd(?) experiences while still in the Marine Corps on Okinawa and other places, but Hawaii and California stand out as being some of the most, well, unique. It was a sunny … Continue reading Only Fools Share The Gospel.
“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to … Continue reading Straight from the Word: James 1:2-12
The Twitter age has, quite frankly, encouraged poor interaction when disagreement arises. Our inability to communicate online is inextricably linked to our failure to think in any way other than soundbites and Tweets. We find ourselves proudly strapped into our respective thought patterns, dismissive of any rigorous criticisms that come against our most cherished convictions, and … Continue reading Three Things Classical Theism Is Not
"For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was. But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by … Continue reading Straight from the Word: James 1:23-25
The biblical-theological significance behind the Pilgrim's sentiments and actions should not be forgotten. Sadly, Unitarian churches now line the streets of the original site of Plymouth Plantation. Not one of them preach the gospel—the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who was so loved by our forerunners. In downtown Plymouth, not even a mile … Continue reading William Bradford in ‘Of the Plimoth Plantation’