One of the key differentiating factors that separate us from the rest of the animal kingdom is the ability for abstract thought and the acquisition of a deeper understanding of being itself. According to the biblical text, we are called to becoming new creatures in Christ, to be transformed into a new image. This transforming … Continue reading A Journey Of Transformation
A common question and often times debated topic for most Christians and non-Christians alike during the holidays is, "What was the Christmas star that the wise men or "Magi" saw?" Much speculation has been centered around this mysterious object with theories being promoted via documentaries and books with explanations ranging from the conjunction of planets … Continue reading What Was The Star Of Bethlehem?
Once a society begins to devalue empirical data, and yet at the same time seeks to elevate their reprehensible ideologies as the ultimate truth that have no roots in reality; this form of radicalism has risen it’s serpent-like head has went on to poison the fragile minds of the masses. At this moment, both the … Continue reading The Serpent Of Radicalism
Speaking up against corruption is nobler than remaining silent. Doing good is greater virtue than being nice. Standing up against tyranny takes greater courage than hiding in your house. Assuming the role of a soldier is of greater value than playing the victim. Fight the good fight, assume the role of the archetypal hero, be … Continue reading Act Out The Hero
Peace is often obtained, not in the pleasant pursuit of agreeableness, but in the active contentions of the individual, whether inside themselves, or out in the existing culture. And this is a physical representation of the mythological hero; be the hero. -Michael Thacker
The American presidential election is less than two months away with tensions between the radically polarized parties rising to ever greater heights. This election may just be the most profound election in American history with freedom set at the center stage; one party representing a nationalistic approach that centers its underlying philosophy on that of … Continue reading Politics, Religion, And The Dire Need For Christ
For approximately 150 years now, since the time that John Nelson Derby promoted the pre-tribulation rapture theory, most of the church has misunderstood the correlation in occurrence of that of the rapture and second coming. Much of the church today maintains the belief that the rapture will occur prior to the tribulation era, while Christ's … Continue reading Is The Rapture And The Second Coming Separate Events?
The first lesson of a series of lessons focused on Christian apologetics and philosophy. During this first lesson, I go on to explain how important our beliefs are and how those beliefs go on to affect our entire mode of being. It is essential to understand what it is that you believe as an individual … Continue reading Christian Apologetics And Philosophy: Precision In Belief
When an individual questions the ideas nested within their contemporary culture, ideas that are held near and dear among the devote followers of that culture, the individual is then committing a type of sacrilege. And it seems to be the case that in order for an individual, as well as the existing culture, to awaken … Continue reading The Profound Act Of Committing Sacrilege Against Contemporary Cultural Ideas:
Several times throughout scripture we are called to be watchful, to be sober and vigilant because the devil roams about as a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour. Apart from the spiritual nature of the context in which these words ring true, this can also be interpreted in a more natural form in which … Continue reading Veering From Ideological Possession