Chapter 3: The Order God gave us His "order" for the Church. He told us precisely what He wanted through His commandments in the Bible. In our arrogance, we created something we think works better. (pg. 45) In the spirit of Cain, we bring an offering we think He should accept rather than what He actually asked for.…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 3)
A while ago, I bought a book full of writing prompts, and I had hoped it would be a concerted push towards focusing on my writing more. Have I mentioned I'm working on a novel? But I find writing to be incredibly stress relieving for me (honest, ask me about work right now and my…Read more Writing Prompt 1: Why do I write?
Chapter 2: Sacred We don't understand what it means for something to be "sacred". We live in a human-centered world among people who see themselves as the highest authority. We are quick to say things like "That isn't fair!" because we believe we deserve certain rights as humans. Yet we give little thought to the rights God…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 2)
A few weeks ago, I wrote post titled "Thoughts on Church", in which I reflected on the modern Christian church culture. I had been in the middle of re-reading Letters to the Church by Francis Chan at the time, and was experiencing a really big personal reevaluate of my church life. I have since finished the book, and…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 1)
October was a heavy month for me, in terms of school. If I wasn't in class, I was buried in my textbooks, or working on assignments. The time I did have to myself was spent taking care of more administrative, or not-as-fun personal things. I generally read the most at night, and therefore, I didn't…Read more October Books
I read a lot this month, while somehow managing to stay on top of my school work. I have quite a bit of free time, and I'm relishing it as much as possible before I succumb to the necessity to get a job. I have a stack of books sitting above my desk, and they're…Read more September Books
Here we go, finally! I didn't read nearly as much this summer as I would have liked. (I spent much of the time reading a heavy non-fiction book, which I still haven't finished.). I read a few really good books this summer, and it's sad to say, but I forgot how wonderful it is to actually…Read more Summer Books