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Created to Create

previously published in May 2005 What is art? And who is the artist? As an individual who left the pastoral ‘arts’ to pursue the arts in new media, I’ll tell you what art is to me, and what it’s like to be a Christian artist. If you took an art class,...  read more

Interpersonal

What is an interpersonal relationship? No, it’s not a battleship from Rogue One. In today’s mire of social media’s instanta-snap-whack-a-friend, young millennials have not grown up with what we consider a “traditional” friendship. The human being has an...  read more

Who Exactly Are The Remnant?

previously published in April 2006 Do you accept and believe that the Seventh-day Adventist Church is the remnant church of Bible prophecy . . .”? If you’ve been baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist Church, this was part of the final question that you...  read more

Righteousness

I am a Seventh-Day Adventist Christian. For those outside of the church in my circle of influence, what does that mean? Is my Adventism identified simply by the day on which I attend church and the particular foods I do not eat? Sadly, for the majority of...  read more

“Being” (Quick) to Listen

I wonder why James said “be” quick to listen and not just command: “Listen quickly”. I have been pondering more about the concept of listening as I have been working as a therapist, and realized how important that is to any relationship. I have also...  read more

An Open Letter to Christians: Breathe

previously published in March 2006 Oh, the “conversion experience!” Do you remember how it first felt? Do you remember that lightness in your step? That extra bounce in your walk? And that feeling of complete freedom as if your entire chest cavity had...  read more

Unraveling the Mystery of the Universe

previously published in March 2005 There was a show that aired during the mid 1990’s that gripped the attention of most all of its viewers. The shows introduction went something like this. “On June 19th, 1993, Amy Ann Suthers was found as the apparent...  read more

Love is Surrender

After 40 years as a Christian I continue to learn in many ways. One of the most important of these is what it means to love God and others. Recently I have been looking at love to God as surrender to Him. Surrender is an easily misunderstood word. The...  read more

Stranger in a Strange Land

"Then Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying, 4 “I am a foreigner and a visitor among you. Give me property for a burial place among you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.” Genesis 23:3-4 As an expat living in...  read more

Yes, Andrews Was My Safety School

I did not want to attend Andrews University. I grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey, a largely urbanized area with a saturated magnet high school market. Essentially, this meant that I attended class alongside everyone on the socioeconomic spectrum, from...  read more