Truth, Grace, and Love: Rightly Representing Christ in a Social Media Culture

The Struggle is Real As I write blogs I often find myself doing a reality check to ensure that what I'm writing actually portrays who I am. I feel a tremendous responsibility to be authentic and genuine in the things I write, striving to point others to Christ as the ultimate satisfaction and fulfillment for …

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The Journal Entry of a Wandering, Wicked, Wailing Heathen Scooped Up by the Grace of God

I have done wicked and evil things. I have used people, at their expense, for my own benefit. I have manipulated and taken advantage of others. I have lied to those who trusted me most. I have torn down others to build myself up. I have hurt others. I have pressured others to do things …

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Legalism or Holy Living?

Anyone who hangs around evangelical circles long enough will most likely hear the “dirty” word legalism. There are three ways in which this term is typically defined: Some people use it to indicate works-based righteousness (meriting salvation), others use it to refer to the addition of extra-biblical commands, and still others use it to allude …

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The Transgender Debate: Are Bathrooms Really the Issue?

As most of you know, on Friday May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, sent out a guidance letter regarding Transgender Students to schools across the country that receive Federal funds. The letter stated, “As a condition of receiving …

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