My Thoughts About the Extra-canonical Books of the Bible

Almost nobody talks about them. Very few people ever address the subject…maybe because they are still stuck talking about David or Joseph? (Sorry…insider joke from this post.) But seriously, did you know there are dozens and dozens of books not included in, but closely related to the Bible? I don’t know why, but I was always given the impression that to read the Apocrypha or … Continue reading My Thoughts About the Extra-canonical Books of the Bible

Why Am I Even a Christian

Why am I even a Christian? That’s a good question. After all, being a Christian is hard. It means work, discipline, and self denial. It means disappointment, struggle, and loneliness. It means constantly crushing my own wishes and desires, trying so hard to change and be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. Being a Christian means repeated failure. It’s coming face to face with … Continue reading Why Am I Even a Christian

But is it Wise?

“The Bible doesn’t actually say it’s wrong!” I get this excuse over and over again. “You can’t show me a verse saying it’s a sin, so it must be okay!” People expect all the answers to be in black and white. And you know what? It shows they’re lazy. They don’t want to take the time to study and figure it out. And not only … Continue reading But is it Wise?