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The (Carl Lentz) View

I feel the need to address a recent controversy that involves me, my family, and my church.  First off, I am in NO way a spokesperson for Hillsong church — any of them. And pastor Carl Lentz can handle himself.  My main issue in all of this has been the willingness (or even excitement) for some to just “light up …

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TUESDAY TRANSFORMATION: 4 Ways A Hipster Makes Peace

  Hello, hipsters and welcome to the first ever: “Transformation Tuesday!” Today, in pursuit of transformation, we will explore how peace is possible, both personally and globally. I am so excited!  This is why HOPE4Hipsters exists because far too many have experienced the pain and punishment of not “fitting the mold.” Let’s take a look at how peace is both …

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Politics: Vanquishing A Vehicle For Vitriol

“Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear. God’s righteousness doesn’t grow from human anger. So throw all spoiled virtue and cancerous evil in the garbage. In simple humility, let our gardener, God, landscape you with the Word, making a salvation-garden of your …

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Transcendent Thoughts on Transgenderism

I’ll make this as simple as possible.  There are so many verses that address human sexuality and how we should conduct ourselves, but I’ll spare you the time. I’m sure, as time develops, I will also make adjustments to what is my first-ever response to this issue. *** This article is not intended to be pejorative in any sense; it …

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KKK: Kids Killing Kids

  This is probably in vain, but I will disclaim anyways: THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POST!  This is simply a response to what just occurred in my “backyard” last week. Now that we got that out of the way… Many are aware of the recent tragedy that occurred at Independence High School in Glendale, AZ this past Friday.  As …