Thoughts for our day

Practical applications of God's Word for our time and culture.

Why We Need To Be Broken Parents, Not Just “Good Parents”

After becoming a parent, I was hit with a barrage of what it meant to be a good parent and to raise good kids. Some of this came from my own preconceived notions of what I was going to be like as a parent ... you’ve probably seen the meme: “I was the...

The Word of God Unleashed: A New Booklet For The Saints

A lot of new people to our circle ask for a book covering what theonomy is, or if there is an introductory level book. The response is usually throwing them a couple of books coming in at about 300+ pages, and they are honestly very academic. This...

Books Read in 2018

After completing the 2017 reading goal of a hundred books, I decided to scale back in 2018 to make more time for other works. Although my reading time was diminished, I am quite thankful for what I was able to read, and the fruit that God has grown in my...

Terminal Churches: Christianity’s Self-Induced Decay

Terminal churches are plentiful. While demonstrating the broad reach of Christianity, these churches are also evidence of the emptiness of Christianity's impact on the world. The expansive but useless churches of today should lead us to the all-important...

A Series On Statelessness: What Does It Mean To Be Stateless?

"Invisible" people exist all around the world. They are commonly referred to as "stateless." But in some places, they're also known as "the erased". According to the UNHCR, “The international legal definition of a stateless person is “a person who is not...

Faith Under Fire | Psalm 3 And Its Practical Application

In our survey through the Psalms, we've looked at the first and second, and now we've arrived at the third one. Psalm 1 showed us the character of "the blessed man" - he is obedient. Then Psalm 2 revealed God's response to rebellious leaders - the...

Better Sex In Marriage: The Solution To Society’s Problems?

Sometimes my social media feed, discussion groups, trending news, etc. take on a common theme. Lately, I've seen numerous posts on porn, sexual abuse, rape, public school sex education, abortion, and the movement to "embrace" pedophilia. This last one...