When I was in 8th grade, I met this really cool guy. We’ll call him J. J was a surfer dude from California who was a recent transplant to our (extremely) small town in southwestern Oklahoma. He had long hair with an undercut and played the quads in band like nobody’s business, which made him… Continue reading I Did This In 9th Grade- And It Changed My Life Forever
I started a tradition last year that I hope to continue. During the fall and spring, I watch recently-released movies that contain some sort of Christian inspiration. Based on things like how intriguing and compelling the movie is, the quality of cinematography as well as acting, and the level of interest it may hold from… Continue reading The Following Movies Are Brought To You By "The Cut"
From May 30, 2010How to Break Up Without Getting Divorced: I realize that some of you are sitting there with gaping-wide mouths as you read the title of my “How-to“. That’s ok- it was meant for shock factor. Keep reading and it’ll make more sense. According to a study conducted by the Barna Group, about 33% of… Continue reading How to Break Up Without Getting Divorced, Part 1
From May 23, 2010-Baird brought up a really good point in class this morning. In Paul's letters to the different churches/persons, he continually asked for their prayers on his behalf. Those prayers must have definitely had an impact- his ministry was so amazingly effective that Christians today are still benefiting from it. We have the… Continue reading Prayers
I’ve heard it said that Christians do not have to help kids in foster care because those kids (most of them, anyway) are technically not fatherless, that is, they have fathers and mothers, but their parents have chosen a path of life which has caused them to be deemed unsuitable parental figures, at least temporarily.… Continue reading Foster Kids Aren’t Really Fatherless- And Why They Shouldn’t Be Anyway