Truthfully, I’ve not known how to put this into words. While scattered, my many emotions surrounding prayer could recently be summed up with only one: frustration. I’m not frustrated with what prayer is. Actually, its most basic definitions and the degree to which we need it have become incredibly beautiful to me. The swirling cacophony … More I Pray Selfishly
I won’t lie to you, friend – I’ve been struggling recently. I’m not one to share negative feelings, I usually opt for ignoring them or shoving them in boxes to gather dust. I’ve recently been learning, however, that those aren’t included in Dave’s Great List of Practices That Promote Emotional/Spiritual Health and Further Relationship (I’m … More Dear God: Who Are You, Again?
Suffering. Pain. Unhappiness. Everyone has experienced this darker side of human existence to varying degrees. We have come to understand it as a part of life – almost a sad, but inevitable, caveat to the breaths we take on this earth. Sometimes circumstances or events can cause massive amounts of any of these three. Someone … More On Suffering (pt. 1)
In an age of arguments and debates, let’s not forget: hearts are won in relationship, not war – love is born of grace, not law. Hurt children are brought back by the loving cries of a father, not the angry demands of a lecturer. … More An Argumentative Theology