JCRP Audio: Nostalgia and the Bible

In this video I discuss and deep-dive an article by the Wall Street Journal regarding Nostalgia. What does the Bible say about it? Why are we so obsessed with days gone by? Is there a deeper meaning behind our desire for the past? Article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-we-cant-stop-longing-for-the-good-old-days-11608958860 Note from the editor: I am experimenting with more audioContinue reading “JCRP Audio: Nostalgia and the Bible”

Burning Bibles: “Fahrenheit 451” Deep-Dive

Our degeneration of respect for the Bible made me think of how the media, especially secular media, have treated the Bible in works of fiction. This led me to reexamine a book I read as a teenager (and possibly all of you in school); the 1953 novel Fahrenheit 451. Written by Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451Continue reading “Burning Bibles: “Fahrenheit 451” Deep-Dive”

Clip: Francis Chan tells it like it is regarding the Bible.

In this clip, Francis Chan tells us and gives his thoughts on one the principle problems going on in modern western Christianity: The continual downgrading and twisting of the Bible. Note: This clip is an excerpt from a sermon from Crazy Love Ministries. Original video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnxdk9SZUqw

American Gospel: Christ Alone and the Death of the American Dream

As we are currently living in our new pandemic normal in the reprobate nation of the year 2020, I got to watch the 2018 documentary American Gospel: Christ Alone. I was pleasantly surprised by how well made and biblically sound this movie is. American Gospel is chock full of massive red pills and hard hittingContinue reading “American Gospel: Christ Alone and the Death of the American Dream”

Poem: The Lord is my Strength

The Lord is my strength, I shall not abdicate He gives me rest when my body is weak  He comforts me when my soul is in pain He humbles me in the pride of my victories  And uplifts my spirit in the agony of defeat He disciplines me in the way, for His name’s sakeContinue reading “Poem: The Lord is my Strength”

A Message to Followers of Christ who Feel Invisible or Ignored…

We often live in an attention hungry society. Social media has inflamed the pride of life where we are obsessed with getting likes and thumb-ups instead of the approval of God. Because of this many feel left out or ignored, especially the local congregations struggling to survive. God, through Paul Washer, gives a special messageContinue reading “A Message to Followers of Christ who Feel Invisible or Ignored…”

Chronavirus: Facemasks, Trials, Depression, and Joy in the Madness

As the madness of the year 2020 rolls on and as we approach the midpoint of the year, there seems to be a spiritual low point going on, especially in my life. Just when we thought the chronavirus saga was dying down, it once again swirled back up as health officials claim there is anContinue reading “Chronavirus: Facemasks, Trials, Depression, and Joy in the Madness”

Poem: The Creator God/The Sinful work of man

How great are you? Creator God. You spoke the world into existence. You crafted the Heavens of the universe. Oceans and Sky. Sun and Moon. Beast of Earth and Sea. From dust you made Man. And breathed life into his nostrils. All of these are crafted from your mouth. Mighty is the Word of theContinue reading “Poem: The Creator God/The Sinful work of man”

What Is Everyone Really Hoping For?

America, the western world, and the globe as a whole, has been through traumatic days in the past couple of months from the Coronavirus Pandemic, to its economic, cultural and political consequences, to the ongoing protest over the death of George Floyd. We certainly live in interesting times. Of course, being a keen observer ofContinue reading “What Is Everyone Really Hoping For?”