Proud to be an American: 10 Patriotic Country Songs

Something about summer puts me in a country music mood. I’m an outspoken country music fan, but I have to make a confession: I didn’t grow up on country music, and I didn’t grow up in the country. Nonetheless I’ve always preferred wide open spaces to city life, and I’ve fallen in love with country … More Proud to be an American: 10 Patriotic Country Songs

That Girl Power Moment in Avengers: Endgame

I stand in the gap between typical opposing views on feminism—I believe in strong, powerful women who embrace their feminine qualities, play their roles well, and don’t belittle the men around them. That’s why this particular moment in Avengers: Endgame caught my attention and I had to reign my imagination back in to stay present … More That Girl Power Moment in Avengers: Endgame

Border Control & Family Separation: A Christian Approach to the Role of Government

Approaching political issues with the love of Christ is easier said than done, especially when it comes to questions as morally challenging as the crisis on our southern border. The story has exploded the internet: President Trump signed an executive order taking a hardline stance on immigration, and families are being separated at the border. … More Border Control & Family Separation: A Christian Approach to the Role of Government

Yet We Have This Hope

Friends, I don’t know about you, but I’m losing hope. The two major candidates for president are arguably the most detestable individuals ever to seek public office in the United States. Party divisions are deep, mainstream media is centered on the horrible flaws of both candidates, and of late both campaigns are entirely focused on … More Yet We Have This Hope

Foundations of Greatness

“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Often attributed to Winston Churchill, this timeless saying emphasizes that, though times change, and though human actions and desires may change in deed, humanity will never change in nature. If we are to understand the fundamental beliefs, assumptions, and problems of humanity today, … More Foundations of Greatness

The Rock of Christ’s Church in the Midst of Paganism

“…You are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.” (Matt 16:18) This is one of the most well-known verses in the Bible regarding the foundation of the church. However, Jesus left significant ambiguity as to what He meant by the rock. The common interpretation is that … More The Rock of Christ’s Church in the Midst of Paganism