*This is a paper I just wrote for my Religious Diversity class. I'm quite proud of it.* Many people claim that America is a Christian nation. They recognize the impact religious beliefs had on the Founding Fathers and on the creation of America. However, many people also claim that America isn’t a Christian nation. These…Read more Religious Literacy
Hey guys, I'm conducting another study! This time, it's inspired by a "Religion" class I'm taking. This particular class is addressing the religious literacy of America, and the textbook makes some interesting claims and insights. So, I thought I'd investigate a bit. If you are interested, here is the link: Religious Literacy. Because I am…Read more Religious Literacy
*Recently, I've found that I have a lot of topics for posts, but very little material to expand on them. So I figured, at least for now, I would create a little series where I just put these "little thoughts" out into the world., rough cut and short.* Pray in public. Pray when you go…Read more Little thoughts: Pray in Public
I have been in a really happy mood recently. It feels like my soul has wings and is bursting forth towards the heavens. (If you've read one of my most recent posts, you can probably guess why.). The world is beautiful and rosy and shimmering in magic. On my phone, I have a collection of screenshots. …Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (V)
In church this morning, my pastor referenced a book titled Whatever became of sin? by Sean Fagan. That title really caught my attention. Coming hot off my Morality Problem post, with all that research still buzzing through my head, I was a tad caught off guard. I wanted to say, "But Pastor Jerry, our culture is so…Read more What happened to sin?
Hey guys, happy New Year! How's everyone? I took some time away from the Internet and social media over Christmas, then I was in Atlanta, Georgia for a conference New Year's Day. And then this past weekend, my family and I explored Washington D.C. The beginning of my year has been busy, but very wonderful. …Read more God Thoughts
During Christmas, there is one song that always haunts me. And that's Breath of Heaven by Amy Grant. It's beautiful and poignant, and makes the Christmas story seem so much more real and human. Several years ago for Christmas, my lady cousins and I did a dance to this song. It's just wonderful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8_475FKJWQ Ciao…Read more Days of Cheer: Breath of Heaven