Faith

Surviving the Down Days: Faith

A friendly disclaimer: I am neither scholar nor theologian, but I will be sharing my personal experiences with faith, Christianity, and depression in this post. If you are not a person of faith, this post may be of no interest to you.  Or maybe it will, depending upon your willingness to keep an open mind… Continue reading Surviving the Down Days: Faith

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If I Stop Talking, Maybe I’ll Find My Authentic Christian Self

I recently posted a video entitled "My Authentic Self" on my tiny YouTube channel. The video was "inspired" by the recent influx of tearful and emotional coming out/update videos posted by various YouTube stars.  In these videos the common theme, apart from the obvious, seemed to be "just be yourself" and "don't be ashamed of who you are." So I… Continue reading If I Stop Talking, Maybe I’ll Find My Authentic Christian Self

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“A Wretch Like Me”

The other day it struck me how uncomfortable I am referring to myself as a "Christian," which is somewhat concerning since I consider myself "Christian."  I began to reflect upon why I feel this way and several reasons came to mind. None of the reasons I came up with; however, should have any affect on my… Continue reading “A Wretch Like Me”

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I am the Cowardly Christian

While driving around town this afternoon, I found myself behind a large pick up truck - not so unusual since I live in Pick Up Town, USA.  This pick up, however, had a homemade flag pole welded to its tailgate and hanging upon the flag pole, as you would expect, was a huge flag.  The flag bore… Continue reading I am the Cowardly Christian

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Christians – What a Bunch of Idiots (Part I)

I’ve heard it many times from many people - coworkers, friends, relatives, even celebrities on television - “Christians, what a bunch of idiots.” “People actually BELIEVE this stuff??” “Yeah, I believe in Jesus, I believe he was a groovy guy and a great teacher, but the Son of God? C’mon.” “Christianity?  You’d have to be… Continue reading Christians – What a Bunch of Idiots (Part I)