Is Society Determining What You Eat?

By on Jun 15, 2017

On a good day, I drink six glasses of water, choose half of my carbs from whole grain sources, eat lean protein, avoid processed snacks, enjoy a green salad, and neglect dessert. On a bad day, I forget to drink water, eat countless refined grains, enjoy a large helping of high-fat proteins, munch on processed snack foods, leave the salad mix in the fridge, and help myself to at least a couple desserts. Unfortunately, my life looks like it has a lot of bad days. Do I need to feel guilty for not eating six servings of vegetables every day or for enjoying a beloved dessert? It seems silly to...

Top 5 – June 15th

By on Jun 15, 2017

CULTURE: The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life An interview of former Yale English professor William Deresiewicz, this article just encompasses the things he talks about in regards to the flawed meritocracy that goes in these Ivy League Schools. It’s an interesting perspective on such glorified university education by a former Ivy League professor. Definitely worth a read THEOLOGY: The Father Who Eliminates Shame Shannon Popkin hits the heart with her heart-warming story of a moment she shared with her earthly father. But the wonderful thing is, she turns this moment...

For His Great Name

By on Jun 14, 2017

“Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness. ” ~ Psalm 29:2 Many people have traced the story-line of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, showing God’s great plan to redeem His people. But, what if that’s not God’s ultimate mission? What if He has a bigger plan in mind than saving us? What if, His plan is to glorify Himself? “Wait a minute!” you say. “What do you mean? Do you mean to say that God’s sole purpose is to glorify Himself?” Here are a few verses in which God says this: “For my name’s sake I defer my anger; for the sake of...

Top 5 – June 14th

By on Jun 14, 2017

CULTURE: A View More Troubling Than Pro-Choice Alan Schlemon addresses one of the more controversial topics of the world today. He presents the viewpoint of an in-between pro-choice pro-life perspective. Not exactly a pro-choice believer because they see the unborn as a human being, and value them as such, but not pro-life either because they still believe in the option to abort. A scary perspective reflecting the scary world we live in. THEOLOGY: Finding Your Identity in Christ Looks Like Death “In this new seven-minute video, Trillia Newbell, Blair Linne, and Rosaria Butterfield...

5 Characteristics of a Diligent Person

By on Jun 13, 2017

  Diligence is a rare trait in our culture. Our society has an extreme case of laziness; we start projects and lack the focus to finish. While laziness is a prime problem in our society, a lack of hard workers is an age-old problem. The book of Proverbs, which was penned thousands of years ago, talks extensively about the different traits of a lazy person versus a diligent person. If you desire to grow in diligence, the book of Proverbs offers timeless wisdom on how to do so. Without further ado, here are five must-have traits of a diligent person.   1) A diligent person is an...

Top 5 – June 13th

By on Jun 13, 2017

CULTURE: How the Self-Esteem Craze Took Over America Jesse Singal talks about just how valuable America deems self-esteem. He sheds a new light on it in this article by diving deep into the roots of the “self-esteem craze”. THEOLOGY: I Hope I Die Before I Get Old “He decided to die before he died. May we all do the same.” Jared C. Wilson hits on a very important factor of our faith as Christians: that we must die to ourselves and our flesh, and be raised up in Christ. As our salvation is based upon our faith in Christ in His sacrifice and His interceding for us, it is...

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