We are far too calm about the fact that anything exists, let alone everything.
I hardly have to describe the problem. If you're human, you know it. If you're perceptive, empathetic, or it has touched you, you know it all too well. This world doesn't just bite, it mauls.
With millions out of work and the country on lockdown due to the COVID-19 response, countless Americans are wondering just when things will return back to normal. But contrary to popular opinion, America does not need a return to normalcy. In fact, that's the last thing we need.
Born in the 5th Century, Saint Patrick found his home in a Roman controlled province of Great Britain. That is until at the age of 16, Irish raiders laid siege to the province and carried Patrick into slavery. It was there that God began to instill in him a zealous heart for the Lord. After 6 … Continue reading Saint Patrick, In His Own Words
When men reject God, it’s not a neutered—devotionless act. We are homo-religioso, creatures of worship. It’s how we were made. And when we kick against God’s unfettered graces, it’s because we (to our shame) desire something else.
"From eternity, even before the world began, the Only God—Father, Son, and Spirit had a plan. A redemptive, graciously merciful, self-revealing plan. A loving plan. A scheme to save helpless rotten sinners from the justice they deserve for the sin they've enjoyed. God was going to let the axe of His fury fall on Himself to save a people for His own possession."
October 12th, 2019. Three year old Kamille McKinney was abducted; taken from a birthday party, drugged, sexually assaulted, killed, and then discarded in a dumpster. Put your phone down and think about that for a minute. Three years old. For her to die apart from anybody she loved and who loved her, terrified and abased, … Continue reading When the Darkness Overwhelms