Why Everyone Should Live By the Phrase YOLO

Partying hard, Jack-Ass-esc feats of stupidity, or to simply summon the bravery to ask that clearly-out-of-ones-league girl out on a date, many youth have invoked a simple acronym—YOLO! When in doubt about smoking that joint, hooking-up with that guy, or simply jumping off that roof into a pool full of people, YOLO is yelled and all know and understand—You Only Live Once. YOLO is a term which embodies the ethos of this generation of youth. Whatever... Read More

Why Predicting Christ’s Return Makes a Mockery of Christianity

Thousands participated in the mockery of Christianity Saturday, May 21st 2011. Harold Camping, President of Family Radio, predicted that Christ would return this last Saturday— “We know without any shadow of a doubt it is going to happen.” While thousands were selling all they owned, giving their savings, retirements, and possessions to spread Camping’s message, millions of others, at the same time, plotted some well-mannered frivolity... Read More

Not the Christ We Expected: What if Christ Came as Meek and Mild As He Did the First Time?

With flame and sword, Christ is coming to abolish the strongholds of the enemy, to bring justice to his children, and establish his kingdom on earth. It is a time which has long been expected. Countless books have been written and countless people have looked to this awaited moment. This moment in history is not that dissimilar to the what existed 2000 years ago. All expected Christ’s coming. Piles of books were written on the topic. Many various... Read More

Killing Justice: What Should be the Christian’s Reaction to the Death of Osama Bin Laden?

  Image via Reuters I was sitting in a jet black recliner, sinking into the comfort and checking the Facebook app on my iPhone for any interesting updates. Not expecting to find anything of historic significance, I came across a comment on one of my friend’s status updates mentioning that President Obama was going to make a statement on the death of Osama Bin Laden. WHAT?!?!? I was stunned for a moment and reached for the television remote... Read More

What Separated us has been Removed: Thoughts on Atonement and Relationship with Hashem

Since that fateful moment when Eve and Adam took that forbidden bite, humanity has been cut off from their creator. Walking with and enjoying the company of our creator was an everyday affair—a relationship for which countless Christians and people the world over have longed. And as the consequences of their crimes became apparent, Adam and Eve were driven from the presence of God and the perfect state of being in the garden. Though no doubt they... Read More

Are We Living for Christ or Cash? Musings Over Possession, Power, and Popularity in the Church

We are so steeped in this life. It is what we invest in. It is what consumes our thoughts. And though I would love to say that Christ and the movement of the Holy Spirit is actually what I am most concerned about, it is not. And I am not alone. The race to accumulate and to be comfortable, to enjoy the flesh, is our number one concern. A terrible thought seized me yesterday as I drove to class. What if Christ is weeping as he looks down at his church,... Read More

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