"The gospel reminds me that I was bought with a price and given the task of glorifying God with my every breath"
Your Words Matter
The Bible tells us that life and death are in the power of the tongue (Proverbs 18:21), God spoke the universe into creation with a word and he made humans in his image a speaking creatures. Every day you and I speak thousands of words! In fact, just the average speaker in a year could … Continue reading Your Words Matter
(by Jessica K. Bunce) Waking up on wintery mornings to a wonderland of white have become a favorite of mine as of late. For the past two days, Louisville has awoken to a brilliant display of snow and ice that transforms the landscape into something out of a Christmas card. The snow hasn’t lasted long, … Continue reading Winter
"Τί ἐστιν ἀλήθεια;" (Pronounced: al-ay'-thi-a)"What is truth?" Our culture has an increasingly odd view of truth. Instead of truth being what is right and objectively so, truth has morphed into something subjective. It is frequently categorized by the individual's feelings or perspective. "Her truth" or "his truth" are valid categories to many in our current … Continue reading ἀλήθεια
What comes to your mind when you first think of this word? Perhaps it is a mob of protestors raising signs? Maybe you think of Twitter trolls, or religious fanaticism? Another alternative is to attribute zeal to those with great drive; these are the people with a "get up and go!" mentality. They are the … Continue reading Zealous
Everyone’s A Theologian
One of my most prized possessions is a signed copy of R.C. Sproul's "Everyone's a Theologian." Many people would never classify themselves as theologians. In fact, many Christians would never classify themselves as theologians, this in and of itself is a tragedy. The fact of the matter is not that everyone CAN be a theologian, … Continue reading Everyone’s A Theologian
"Whatever God may will""Where there is a will, there is a way." "I will order a pizza soon." As I've become acutely aware in my Greek classes, there is a term known as semantic range. This is in reference to the variety of definitions possible for one word. Sometimes, the word may mean something different due to … Continue reading Will
One of the best-selling and most widely circulated books of all time, behind the Bible, is Pilgrim's Progress. Though it was written over 300 years ago, it is just as relevant today as ever. The famous preacher Charles Spurgeon read it over 100 times! It was required reading for one of my classes this semester; … Continue reading Pilgrim’s Progress
"(To) have in or be able to bring to one's mind an awareness of (someone or something that one has seen, known, or experienced in the past)." -Dictionary Recuérdame is "Remember me" in Spanish. The animated character, Miguel, sings this song in the Disney/Pixar movie, Coco. In the movie, if you have forgotten to put … Continue reading Remember
I suppose you could say that I have always had an inquisitive mind. It's the kind of mind that sought the hiding place of my Christmas presents when I was young; it's the kind of mind that would ask "Why?" about just about anything (and sometimes still do). Yet in my inquisitiveness, I have some … Continue reading Questions?