Is your Christianity easy?

December 4, 2014. The alarm goes off at 6 AM Monday morning, and he drags himself out of bed to get ready for work. It would have probably been easier for him to get up had he not decided to watch half of the third season of House on Netflix last night after coming home…

Lord, You are the potter, and I the clay!

December 2, 2014. “There is no one who calls upon your name,     who rouses himself to take hold of you; for you have hidden your face from us,     and have made us melt in the hand of our iniquities. But now, O Lord, you are our Father;     we are the clay, and you are our potter;     we…

The call of Abraham.

August 9, 2014. Today I am moving to Arkansas in preparation to start my graduate work at UAMS, and it is an experience filled with mixed emotions. On the one hand, I am excited at new opportunities and paths that I will undoubtedly start new journeys on; but then there is the other hand of…

Persistence.

June 19, 2014. “He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither…

Good intentions versus the will of God.

January 10, 2014. Is it possible to have a good thought that goes against the will of God? Think about that question for a few minutes. Are good thoughts and/or good intentions every contrary to the will of God? This probably seems like a weird question, or maybe a question with an obvious answer, but…