What’s the Point?

What is the point of Christianity? What is its purpose? (How’s that for a heavy opening question? No easy, peasy, flimsy stuff today!) Some people peering in from the outside hear Christians talking about how important it is not to sin but to instead live a good life, so they figure that must be what … [See more…]

To Dream or Not to Dream?

It’s graduation season again and there are slews of students marching off with the thought that they can chase their dreams and be what they put their minds to. Is that true? Does God say that? When I was little, I dreamed of being a figure skater. I was glued to any TV screen that … [See more…]

I Alone Am Left

  “What are you doing here, Elijah?” The voice of God echoed down to the man alone on the mountain. Elijah took a deep breath. He was standing in the presence of the Most Holy! What a weighty privilege… Yet he was overwhelmed by another weight. Leading an entire nation back to God when few … [See more…]

Did Jesus Ever Get Sick?

So it’s the end of the semester and I have been suddenly gripped with… sick. I’m not sure exactly what it is (or was, since I have officially declared myself well as of today), but it involved sore throat, sniffles, nausea, AND a fever. It was like all the sicknesses rolled into one. Not fun. … [See more…]

Through the Looking Glass

Reflection

Today is May 1. It’s not a particularly important day, but it’s the beginning of a new month, which in turn means it’s the end of an old month. I’m not someone for whom reflection comes naturally (growing up, I got in trouble for the same things over and over and over), but in 2015, … [See more…]