Pacifism & Passivity

I have been thinking about pacifism a lot recently. It is an interesting topic that I feel like the Church doesn’t talk about a lot (other than Anabaptist circles.) I am a pacifist, realizing that the term itself has a million different meanings. Let me unpack that statement for you with a quick look at…

When You Ask…

This morning, I was sitting at home thinking about life. Sounds like a thrilling Saturday, doesn’t it? More specifically, I was thinking about purpose – mainly my purpose, and how I help make a change in the world. I watched a video about a homeless man who was able to change the world around, literally…

Peter vs. Mary Magdalene

Over the weekend I watched an interesting documentary from BBC Four called Gnosis: The Lost Gospels. I’m sure that some of you are familiar with the apocryphal New Testament books that are often referred to as “Gnostic.”  Many of these papyri were discovered with the Nag Hammadi library in Egypt in 1945. While exploring a variety…