‘Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music’ and Ambition?

Can a Christian have ambitions in the arts? Is it possible to serve Jesus and have artistic merit at the same time? Can you have some of the world without losing your soul? These questions and many similar ones arose as I read about the life of Christian rock star Larry Norman in Why Should the … More ‘Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music’ and Ambition?

Before Christ

Lately I’ve been studying the first four chapters of the gospel of Matthew. I thought I’d share some thoughts from each section from time to time here on the blog. This post is the first in the series and covers chapter 1:1-17. Before Christ was born there was Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. From Jacob came … More Before Christ

The Individualism Behind ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

Note: This post is a discussion centered around the book The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson and does not include any reference to the recent Netflix adaptation.  Four people decide to spend their summer in a haunted house. The leader is a scientist trying to prove paranormal activity is a thing. His assistants include … More The Individualism Behind ‘The Haunting of Hill House’