Innocent Patriotism

This past week, in honor of Independence Day, I threw on an old vinyl record of Johnny Horton’s greatest hits. Horton was a country/rockabilly singer during the ’50s and ’60s best known for his historical songs that retold major events in a homespun fashion. Although he occassionally branched outside of America with songs like “Sink […]

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The Silence of ‘The Chosen’

Note: Slight spoilers ahead for The Chosen by Chaim Potok. The “problem of evil” is a question anyone approaching Christianity must confront at some point or another. The problem, in a nutshell, is: if God is good, why is there evil? Can’t He just stop it? Similar to this quandary is when people are in dire […]

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An Autumn of Our Lives

This June marks a decade since I graduated from high school. That certainly makes me feel old. Ten years since high school? I could spend a whole blog post comparing where I thought I’d be 10 years from graduation compared to where I actually am, but instead I’ll share something special with you. A couple […]

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