Jesus’ Paradigm Shifting Views Towards Women

Despite a general sense in our wider culture that Christianity is somehow anti-woman, I’ve never found this belief to carry much weight. That said, I know many Christian women have struggled with this general idea, so I by no means seek to diminish what some have experienced in their walk with Christ. I understand that … Continue reading Jesus’ Paradigm Shifting Views Towards Women

Re-examining the “Gift” of Singleness

A very common belief within Evangelical circles is that for someone to remain single for a lengthy season of their life, at least happily so, would then mean that they have the “gift of singleness.” While in one sense I think that is true, what is typically meant by “gift,” is a type of given … Continue reading Re-examining the “Gift” of Singleness

Knowledge of Sin Leads to a Love of the Savior

This weekend I participated in a lot of discussion on the importance of clearly teaching and articulating the nature and evil of sin, and I believe much of the dialogue was fruitful. This led me to remember a recent assignment that I was required to complete for a class that I’m taking which asked us … Continue reading Knowledge of Sin Leads to a Love of the Savior

Book Review: Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation by Gavin Ortlund

There are a lot of voices to be heard in the various evangelical debates regarding creation and evolution, yet far too rarely do we find a humble and wise spirit behind them. Much is lost in this setting. Often, we evangelicals, particularly of the American variety, remain stuck in our own web of concerns and … Continue reading Book Review: Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation by Gavin Ortlund

The Contrast between Christian and Buddhist Art

Art reveals much about a society or culture. It can be used to vividly portray conflict or express memorable protest. It can be fashioned to imaginatively express an ideology’s ideal or to rebelliously push against that underlying narrative. It would be an incomplete description of any time period if that culture’s art was not mentioned. … Continue reading The Contrast between Christian and Buddhist Art