Thanksgiving…Dark or White Meat?!?!?

One decision often made every year is, “Do you want white meat or dark meat?” Most people know that dark meat is not as good for you as white meat, but if you have white meat as dry as some families cooking, you smother it with gravy anyway. This result brings you back to the […]

Friendsgiving…What A Great Concept!

Thanksgiving is a holiday with many memories and traditions. Various traditions that range from meeting at the same family member’s house each year to traditions unique to each family. For others, Thanksgiving is a difficult time because they might not have any significant customs. Some spend their lives admiring other families with no traditions of […]

Current Event Prayer

Dear Lord, We pray for real leadership in our culture. Leadership that seeks to put the other’s view before themselves.

Hawaiian Ballistic Missile Crisis Reflections

BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.[1] On 13-January-2018 at 8:07am the above statement was my present reality. This alarming message occurred approximately one year ago, and I will never forget where I was and my reaction. Specifically, I was lying in bed checking my smartphone for any […]

Film Critics and Life

What’s your favorite movie of all time? How did the critics grade it? Did it get a high or low score on Rotten Tomatoes? Do you even care about their critique of the film? Of course not! It’s your favorite movie after all. So, you don’t care that it has a bad storyline, you watch […]

Celebrities, Their Opinions, & Culture

United States culture has been interesting in the past few years. Just when it seems the cultural landscape can’t get any crazier, it does. As the crazy trends continue, there is no shortage of people who voice their opinion. Be it a layman like myself, a professional in that area, or a politician, there is […]

Art Is Spiritual Development

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” No matter our beliefs as Christians it can be tough at times to maintain a Christian mindset. Be it entertainment, sports, politics, or more; our society has plenty of distractions to take our minds off of Christ. As a result, these interruptions can keep us […]

Two Positive Uses For Selfie Sticks

        Selfie sticks have been a hot topic of popular culture over the past year. In case you don’t know what one is, it’s basically a pole that holds your cell phone to allow you to take self-portraits easier and at a greater distance. Often critics claim self-centered narcissistic people on social […]

The Rise of Gog or the Power of the Gospel?

Unless you have avoided the news or only focused on the Malaysian Flight 370 reports then you know that Russian has advanced on Crimea. Due to additional news events, reports, and fears this has caused many to believe that Russia is not finished. There is a concern that Russia will advance on other countries in […]

Celebrating Independence Day With More Than Just Fireworks!

“Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness.” (Genesis 1:26) “Christ has liberated us to be free. Stand firm then and don’t submit again to a yoke of slavery.” (Galatians 5:1) Happy Independence Day! I pray that you are able to celebrate the freedoms we have as Americans just […]