How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design

Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash I read the story of the cross, of Jesus' death, and I cry. That this sinless, eternal Being would willingly suffer torture and death so that I would have a chance at redemption is both heartbreaking and extremely heartening.I can't help but ask, "Why?" What would possess such a … Continue reading How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design

Five Lessons Learned from Two Months of Sobriety

Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash That doesn't really sound like a lot of time, does it? These last two months, though, have potentially been the longest in my life if that makes sense. A lot has happened, both good and bad. Let me start at the beginning, Christmas night into the morning of the … Continue reading Five Lessons Learned from Two Months of Sobriety

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step One: The Battle of the Mind

Photo by whoislimos on Unsplash If you read my post on The Porn Problem: 7 Negative Effects of Porn Consumption, you will have been expecting this. This post is the first in a series of how I overcame porn addiction. I'm going to take it one step at a time to give you enough time … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step One: The Battle of the Mind

The Porn Problem – 7 Negative Effects of Porn Consumption

Photo by Philipp Katzenberger on Unsplash Porn... is a problem. I think we all know that on some level, or at least most of us do. There are a number of arguments against its existence, and many against its consumption. I cannot singlehandedly take down a this multi-billion dollar industry, unfortunately, but hopefully I can … Continue reading The Porn Problem – 7 Negative Effects of Porn Consumption

Swimming in the Sea of Pain

Photo by Francisco Gonzalez on Unsplash Depression isn't as uncommon as I once thought it was, so many of you will probably be able to relate with how I've been feeling. Let me start at the beginning... I've struggled with "emotional issues" my entire life. From overwhelming anxiety to all-encompassing depression; suicidal ideation; over-the-top excitement; … Continue reading Swimming in the Sea of Pain

The Grace of God

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Writing MusicHoly Water by We The Kingdom I don't know if I can adequately describe how good it feels to know that God looks at me with love. The fact that He's forgiven me of so much is a miracle. I, like most of us, have done some really … Continue reading The Grace of God

Live By Faith, Not Feelings

Photo by Tony Eight Media on Unsplash I want to talk about the state of the world right now. You know, as well as I do, that the coronavirus has thrown this world into a kind of chaos that most people in history might only experience once in a generation. It seems like we've gone … Continue reading Live By Faith, Not Feelings

Peace, Be Still.

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Writing MusicChristian music mix I've spent a lot of time planting seeds that never bear fruit. I think many of us get in this mindset where we just have to be going. Often it doesn't really matter where we're going, as long as we go. We assume that busyness … Continue reading Peace, Be Still.

Let’s Get Biblical

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash As many of you know, and as I am quite vocal about, I love Jesus. There's no better way to say where my allegiance lies than that simple statement. I'm a Christian and I'm coming to the realization that God gave me a gift and I need to use … Continue reading Let’s Get Biblical