Throwback: Honesty

From back when I was listening to a lot of Danny Silk and contemplating relational intricacies.  John 1:14 - "And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth." Proverbs 16:24 - "Gracious words are like... Continue Reading →

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Throwback: The Sin Next Door

One of my very first blogs. I find it quite cringey now but I still enjoy it and hope you do too! Check out Genesis 4:7b The context of the story is that Cain and Abel have just brought their offerings to God and He's accepted Abel's and not Cain's and Cain is ticked. God... Continue Reading →

The Dumbing Down of Christianity

This is a great read making a phenomenal point.

ethan renoe

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The other day I was (surprise, surprise) in a coffee shop in the mountains, seated near the counter. A guy in his early 20’s walked in wearing a TOOL shirt and a long ponytail. I could overhear his conversation as he approached the barista and they began chatting. Somehow it came up that she attends a Christian university and he clearly didn’t approve.

“Do they incorporate religion into all the classes there?” he asked. “Even the science classes? How does that work?”

She valiantly began explaining how they pray before every class and teach from a Christian worldview, but it soon became evident that she was being crushed in this conversation. He was well schooled in the writings of Dawkins, Hitchens, and Nye and began doling out the punishment.

I use the word punishment because this poor barista has herself been punished by a church system which, for the past…

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Christians and Alcohol

Well once again it's that merry time of year where we descend into a deluge of mince pies, mistletoe and Michael Bublé! Christmas is coming! I had a student I work with ask me recently if I was planning to get drunk at Christmas. The sound of his jaw hitting the floor almost made me... Continue Reading →

Porn and… Toxic Masculinity

Previous Post Should men watch porn? Should anyone watch porn? Has masculinity gone wrong in society? Does porn have anything to do with it? Big questions... Without asking the question of whether men (and as a result, anyone) should be allowed to exchange money for seeing naked women's bodies or free of charge, you will... Continue Reading →

Porn and…

I hate porn. I really do. And I've got plenty of reasons to. It's not just because of its links to modern slavery across the world today. It's not just because its warping the sexual expectations of children contributing to the increase of the sexual abuse of teenage girls in relationships. It's not just because it reduces girls and... Continue Reading →

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