Author Archives: Rob

Because Of An Apple?

In Genesis God looked at the world He had created and called it “good”. However, when we look around our world and observe the prevalence of suffering and sin many of us our forced to ask, “How did a ‘good’ world get so bad?” If we continue reading in Genesis we don’t need to go

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Evangelism Study

Week 1 “God’s love and the separation caused by sin” In week one we will be turning our attention towards God’s loving creation of humanity, humanities rebellion due to sin, and the separation sin caused. In order for us to worship and love God as our Savior we need to be deeply aware of our

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Social Media Pt. 4

Week 4: Every tool has a cost – rough draft “We shape our tools, and then our tools shape us.” – Marshal McLuhan Imagine you are stranded on a deserted island. You want to build yourself a house (no makeshift hut will do you for- you intend to do survival in style) and need to

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Beyond Fear

When I first entered the old barn, I was startled as I turned a corner and saw the spider a few inches away. People are generally not fond of spiders. “Heartwarming” doesn’t describe our first reaction. I’m no exception, yet there is mystery, beauty and benefit within the life of every creature. Spider silk (the

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Social Media Pt. 3

Set-up Proper Boundaries “Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.” – Edmund Burke When you sit down to eat with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you;And put a knife to your throat if you are a man given to appetite. Proverbs 23:1-2 Last week, we talked about some different techniques that

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Social Media Pt. 2

“Know the Game” The First Principle of Social Media Use: Know the game Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. “Advertising is the world’s oldest profession.” – Christian writer, thinker, and theologian Peter Kreeft Most tech companies sell your

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Social Media Use PT. 1

Psalm 144:4  Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow.   Psalm 90:12   So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.  The average American spends 23.7 hours a week on the internet. For perspective, that’s the equivalent of browsing facebook, watching youtube, and posting on instagram from 12:01 in the

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Without Excuse

1 As I stood before the rock wall many thoughts streamed through my head, each bearing an insight or question not of my own making. Spring water was seeping through cracks causing the rock face to glisten in the light from the sun in the eastern sky. Water and Light; always filling the dark voids

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