Well, I guess we’ve all heard the news about Joshua Harris and Shannon Bonne.   According to Slate, “Josh Harris, the author of a wildly popular manifesto on abstinence before marriage, is separating from his wife—and reevaluating his legacy.”   Now, before we start throwing stones or painting our strike signs, let’s take a
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  Can the church find hope again?   I’m heartbroken, in shock and saddened. Rachel Held Evans, one of the pinnacles of Progressive Christianity, met Jesus face-to-face yesterday. She dared us to see the world from the stance of Christ and be His hands and feet.   Her words are threaded throughout my thesis and
  It is not easy to be in full-time ministry as a single woman.   The problem is that the church perpetuates marriage as the pinnacle of spiritual maturity. They also assume that all leadership should come with a wedding ring. Why? Why does the church force many into marriage? Most fear that singles will
  Each Facebook status declares our abstinence – bearing the glamour of false pride and modern spirituality. We sit around and stare at blank screens – scrolling through the list of piety – measuring our choices against others. Are we fasting enough? Are we looking holy enough?   As I search through endless posts –
  Welcome to the new kids on the block. Millennials are still experiencing a strong schism within the workplace and fighting their way to the table, but Generation Z is making its way to the interview. This year marks the first year that Generation Z will vote, enter into the workforce, and contribute their voice
    I know what you’re thinking. Amazon Prime Day is over, school is out, and vacation is here. All of that is true. However, here are 5 incredible books that you’ll love to read by the beach, by the pool, or in your apartment. Learn something new and let me know which book changed
  Have you ever wondered why you’re not getting that second date?   Alex Hitchens said it best, “No game. No guile. No girl.”   Hitch hit the big screen and inspired guys to raise their game and get the girl. However, fast-forward to 2018, and we’re stuck in a junior high montage of fearful
  I promise you that embracing change is worth the sacrifice.   Java and I have been in a long-term relationship ever since I could talk. Ok. Maybe you haven’t noticed, but I have an obsession with coffee. Yes. I admit it. Coffee shops are my kryptonite. I try to evade the sweet scent of
  Remembering Parkland is more than just taking a moment of silence. It’s understanding that all of Generation Z has been impacted by high school shootings.   Too many Christians are standing up for their rights and turning a blind eye to the struggle that every high schooler faces. As you prepare your sermons and