The Super Bowl this year came and went as usual, but there were some unique exceptions. A religious organization called, ‘He Gets Us' aired two commercials aimed to bring the truth of Jesus into millions of homes.
The Value of a Gift
She heard a commotion outside just a few spaces away, so she wiped the condensation off the window with her jacket sleeve and looked into the parking lot. There stood a tall lanky man with a bright red sweatshirt that proudly proclaimed: ‘Jesus is the Reason for the Season’. Beside him stood his gaunt and wearied looking wife and two preschool aged children. He stood shouting and cursing at an older couple for having pushed their shopping cart too close to his Mustang. “You idiot! I guess you left your brains back in the checkout line, along with all the other morons that I have run into tonight! Can you actually see, old man, or are those glasses as ancient as you are?”
Andrew Tate Does Not Understand Masculinity, Women, or Christianity
What does one of the world's most controversial figures say about masculinity, women, and Christianity? In this week's blog post, we break down and rebut some of Andrew Tate's most divisive comments.
“Are Aliens Demons?” And Other Questions: The Biblical Response to the Seemingly Unexplainable (Q&A Part 2)
Pastor Bryan Hodge joins Bone of Bones again this week in part two of our discussion on the biblical response to the seemingly unexplainable. In last week’s post, we discussed aliens, astral projection, and sleep paralysis "demons" (to name a few), and how we as Christians should think about and respond to these phenomenon. *** Amber…
“Are Aliens Demons?”And Other Questions: The Biblical Response to the Seemingly Unexplainable (Q&A Part 1)
Image Credit: Gongi Montes for Rolling Stone A few years ago we posted a two-part series titled The Starbucks Logo Upside Down Looks like Baphomet: Modern Day Occultism. In these Q&A style posts, we asked one of the elders at our church, Bryan C. Hodge, a series of ten questions on the occult. It was…
Singing through the Valley of Achor
Hannah gazed out the window as the moving truck pulled away. The sound of the white metal door being pulled down and latched kept ringing in her ears. To her mind, it was an exclamation point at the end of a long sentence, a confirmation of finality.
“To Sleep in a Sea of Stars”: The Gnostic Gregorovich (Spoilers Ahead, Meatbags)
Whether in Kira's struggle with the Soft Blade, the Wranaui and their reliance on replacement bodies, or the mad ramblings of fan favorite character Gregorovich, "To Sleep in a Sea of Stars" is a novel centered around ontology, particularly in its treatment of one's connection to the physical form.
Whose Kingdom is It, Anyways?
I was reading through my daily ‘Through the Bible in a Year Plan’ and this Scripture was like an anchor, not letting me surface. I had that nagging sense of déjà vu, a mild sense of uneasiness. I knew this, didn’t I? I did. All of a sudden I felt like David when the Lord confronted him through Nathan the prophet. “You are the man!” I was Nebuchadnezzar, or had been at least.
Contractions: A Story
Clara slipped her feet into the stirrups, knees spread. Naked from the waist down, she felt the chill of the sterile room beneath the thin gown as the technologist handed her the wand, properly lubricated, and told her to guide it between her legs. The silent vision appeared, and out of the darkness materialized the uproar of the womb.
The Scenario: A Story
Getting ready for the day, your mind is busy on thoughts of the numerous things that need to be done. Rushing to get through the morning tasks, there lies your Bible on the table with the sheet of paper for numerous prayer requests, undisturbed for a few frantic days now. That can be done later is your reasoning. The Lord is certainly sympathetic.