Christian Culture, Personal Reflection

The Same Old, Same Old Salvation Story, And How My Cynicism Got Punched in the Gut.

My church-related cynicism took a fresh hit of reality this weekend, one that was well-needed. At a church event, the people leading it shared their testimonies. They were (separately) dealing with similar issues. They had heard of Jesus-related things when they were young, but they shoved it aside. Instead, they pursued drugs and alcohol, sex… Continue reading The Same Old, Same Old Salvation Story, And How My Cynicism Got Punched in the Gut.

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Personal Reflection

Why Am I A Ransomed Soul?

"But God will ransom my soul from the power of Sheol, for he will receive me." The above verse is perhaps the foundational verse on my life. It took me a little bit to fully understand all the ramifications of this piece of God's Word, but it describes me. It describes the God I worship.… Continue reading Why Am I A Ransomed Soul?