I’m the Crazy Friend?

August 9th 2013 No comments yet  

Thumbs Up Crazy FriendThis weekend, I witnessed one of my closest friends get engaged to a wonderful girl. It’s a rare moment where God’s direction in someone’s life is so apparent, and it was pretty incredible to be able to witness it with them. I know this girl somewhat, and I’m sure my friend has told her many a story about me and our friend group over the couple of years they’ve been dating. During the engagement party, I overheard her describing her new fiancé’s friends to her own friends, …

“Golden Calves” Are Not a Thing of the Past

June 21st 2013 No comments yet  

Six ReasonsOne of my small pleasures in my newfound grown-up life is listening to Steve Farrar’s podcast during my commute. Starting and ending my work day with the no-nonsense spiritual guidance and biblical encouragement Pastor Farrar has tailored to men is far superior to listening to the morning radio shock jockey shrieking about a celebrity rumor I don’t care about.

His study last fall was of Hebrews 11, what he refers to as “God’s Hall of Fame.” It’s a chapter that runs the gamut …

Reason #2 – Teens and twenty-somethings experience of Christianity is shallow.

May 10th 2013 No comments yet  

Six ReasonsOut of the young adults polled in the Barna Group study, 31 percent expressed the opinion that church is boring. In a microwave-ready, instant download society, this perception is likely with anyone under the age of 30. It’s simply how most of us have grown up. What is more disturbing is that 23 percent of those polled felt “the Bible is not taught clearly or often enough,” while 20 percent said God seems missing from their experience of church.

A youngin’s perspective:

While trying …

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