Category: Apologetics

Millennial Dilemma?

Rise Up AND Be The Change

We’ve all heard or read stories about how ‘millennials’ are the most difficult folks to work with and to mange, and that they just don’t have the grit to make it like the previous generations did, or do. Perhaps in your own experience you have first-hand knowledge of how true this can be. Continue reading “Millennial Dilemma?”

Things Happen, It’s All They Ever Do.

There’s a line I like from one of my favorite songs recently and it goes like this: “Things happen, it’s all they ever do.” When I hear the song, usually when I’m driving in my car, my mind goes where the song leads and I find myself reflecting on random events in my life. My emotions are mainly positive as I navigate through the years of childhood and confused adolescence until I end up agonizing over some of my early (and sometimes mid) twenties shenanigans.  No matter, I always end up feeling good about something during that mental exercise. The song makes me feel that in some strange way I get a pass on all the crazy stuff that happens – because aren’t we all just on the receiving end of random events, just dependent bystanders? Anyway, the song is a good one and the line is poignant. I sometimes imagine myself giving it as a toast at a wedding. I’d stand up, raise my glass to the crowd, turn to the bridal party and in a serious tone utter the phrase, then quickly sit down. The guests would be aghast at the wisdom. Things do happen, and it is all they ever do! The men would raise their chins and nod in confident agreement, the women would tear up, I’m sure of it. Continue reading “Things Happen, It’s All They Ever Do.”

Acts 17: Logic and Reason Prevail

In the Book of Acts, Chapter 17 we see Paul preaching the gospel first to the Jews in Thessalonica, and then to the Greeks in Athens (which I will speak about in more detail later).  While in Thessalonica, Paul spent three Sabbath days reasoning with the Jews out of scripture, and making the case that Jesus was was the Messiah. Continue reading “Acts 17: Logic and Reason Prevail”