The Shattered Pieces

When things fall apart, the broken pieces allow all sorts of things to enter, and one of them is the presence of God. – Shauna Niequist Denial. It’s a poison that many of us like to carry around with us, and it is something that can kill our dreams, those around us, even ourselves if … More The Shattered Pieces

Life In Contrast

I was saved when I was six-years-old, so to say I’ve been a Christian most of my life is fairly accurate. There were definitely times I rode off the rails a little bit, but there was never a point in my life where I turned completely from God. There is something to be said though … More Life In Contrast

Christians and Writing and Stirring the Pot

Is it okay for Christians to stir the pot with their fictional writing, to raise questions we know will receive negative reactions or challenge millenia-old beliefs? Are we allowed to put words to paper that may end up tearing down the strongholds of ‘religious’ thinking? Are we heretics if we write anything other than G-rated … More Christians and Writing and Stirring the Pot

Fifty Shades of Filth and the Degradation of Freedom

There’s a lot of controversy hitting the fans over the latest piece of crap that Hollywood decided to put out onto the big screen. While the buzz started as a piece of Twilight fan fiction and escalated into a best-selling book, Fifty Shades of Grey has turned into a global phenomenon that has sought to … More Fifty Shades of Filth and the Degradation of Freedom