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

A Taste of My Fiction: The Dehumanizing Effect of Sexual Fantasy

The majority of my blog posts are non-fiction, with the occasional poem thrown in from time to time, but I rarely exhibit any of my fiction. I’ve completed one work of fiction and have been trying to gain some traction with another one, with little success (I’m hoping this post might spur me on a … Continue reading A Taste of My Fiction: The Dehumanizing Effect of Sexual Fantasy

C.S. Lewis and Jedi Knights

There is just something about Star Wars. From the simple, yet iconic lightsaber, all the way to the stark contrast of a clearly defined external good and evil juxtaposed against a seemingly never ending war between the Light and the Dark within each character’s own heart. Following the absolute cinematic perfection of the most recent … Continue reading C.S. Lewis and Jedi Knights

Division, Unity, and Pride in the Church

If there is one thing Protestants are great at, it’s dividing. I mean, we were literally born from division and we only exist as long as division within Christendom remains an unfortunate reality, we should all long for the day when there is nothing left to protest. Clearly, as I remain a committed Protestant, I … Continue reading Division, Unity, and Pride in the Church