The Devil in the White City

History and fiction buffs unite! Though this book is purely historical, it is written like a novel. Who would have known that reading about the architecture of the extinct Chicago World Fair would be such a page-turner? Larson does a magnificent job at connecting many pieces of history to this one brief moment in time,Continue reading “The Devil in the White City”

When Reconciliation is Not Sought

You may be in a position where you hate someone right now. Whether it be a trivial feud that escalated, or a situation where someone stabbed you in the back and you can’t seem to find a way to forgive and move on. Let’s all learn what anger can lead to from the best teacherContinue reading “When Reconciliation is Not Sought”

The Weight of Glory

C.S. Lewis has long been revered as one of the leading Christian thinkers of the 20th century. His simple ideas have caused us to ponder deeper truths, his bluntness over matters of the human heart have caused us to blush and sheepishly admit wrongs we wouldn’t have otherwise, and his analogies have given us justContinue reading “The Weight of Glory”

Christ the Word

The following is taken from The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions by Arthur Bennett. My Father, In a world of created changeable things, Christ and his Word alone remain unshaken. O to forsake all creatures, to rest as a stone on him the foundation, to abide in him, be borne up byContinue reading “Christ the Word”

God Honoured

The following is taken from The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions by Arthur Bennett. O God, Praise waiteth for thee, and to render it is my noblest exercise; This is thy due from all thy creatures, for all thy works display thy attributes and fulfil thy designs; morning light, evening shade areContinue reading “God Honoured”

Islam: Allah is One and Christ was Just a Prophet

Here is a heavy topic for our conversation concerning world religions. Any viewing of the news is pregnant with the fact that Islam is a very controversial topic. So what is Islam? What are their beliefs? Can Christians and Muslims peacefully coexist? Hopefully we can answer some of these questions here. Islam has gained thousandsContinue reading “Islam: Allah is One and Christ was Just a Prophet”

Toy Story 3: The Wilderness of the Playroom

Being an emotional guy (it comes with the territory of being a writer), it’s rare that I don’t cry in movies. I seek out unity and beauty in storytelling, and when all the pieces flow together like a great symphony, I’m a goner. Now, it’s fine to let the floodgates open in the privacy ofContinue reading “Toy Story 3: The Wilderness of the Playroom”