The Phantom of Happiness

The Phantom of Happiness

The Christmas season is one of my favorite times of year. I love to watch my children as they get wrapped up in the wonder of the holidays. I love to put up my tree and lights (which is done the day after Halloween; yep, we’re those people, don’t @ me). I love...
The Serious Nature of Sin

The Serious Nature of Sin

We live in a politically charged world.  There are few if any people, whether Christian or other, who would counter the validity of this statement.  At every corner, it would appear there is a new social justice movement for the masses to rally behind and bring to the...
Why Are Young People Leaving the Church?

Why Are Young People Leaving the Church?

There is a startling trend that seems to be coursing its way through the veins and vessels of the American church.  It is both alarming and unsurprising simultaneously.  This phenomenon causes anxiety, disbelief, anger, and even a blissfully unaware disposition among...
Spiritual Warfare: An Examination

Spiritual Warfare: An Examination

The Deceiver.  The Accuser.  The Dragon.  The Devil.  The Adversary. The Tempter. For Christians, these titles correspond to one individual, Satan.  For many, his name strikes fear into hearts and brings about images of evil and frightening faces clad with horns,...