Personal faith.

May 6, 2014. In today’s post, I want to discuss our personal relationship with the Almighty. Before I get into that, however, I want to emphasize that I am not advocating for the individualistic, personal God that American Christianity preaches. I don’t think that God is in any way individualistic. I think he is focused…

Milk to meat.

April 10, 2014. This weekend we are going on spring retreat and out theme is “Christian Carnivores.” We are going to be talking about getting off the milk and transferring over to the meat of Christianity. This concept can be seen in different parts of the New Testament (and even in the Old Testament some),…

Eternity in our hearts.

March 20, 2014. “What gain has the worker from his toil? I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has…

Teaching the taught.

February 28, 2014. Today I am interviewing for a position in the Quantitative and Chemical Biology program for a Ph. D. at Vanderbilt. So far I believe it is going pretty well. What I have noticed, dawning on me at lunch, is how different of an environment it is from the student center. Don’t get…

Some things are just difficult.

February 3, 2014. Over the past couple of days, a friend and I have been studying some hard subjects. We have asked hard questions and have been hard-pressed to find complete answers. Through rigorous study and prayers, I believe God is leading us into truth, but it is only through him that we have been…

Diligent study.

January 15, 2014. “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling┬áthe word of truth.” (II Tim. 2:15) Today is a call for further study. I do not believe that God intended for us to be fed our beliefs. It is my fear, however,…

The word of God.

January 7, 2014. When all is said and done, this life is over and we stand before the judgement seat of God, what question do you think we will be asked? How successful we were monetarily? How many honors we were granted? What our alma mater was? I can’t tell you what questions we will…