On the Sanctity of Life, or Being Pro-Life Doesn’t End at Birth

Category: Christianity

Authors Note: This is a bit rambly and off the cuff, and is the synthesis of a number of discussions I’ve had with friends recently. It may not flow as neatly as other articles I’ve written or will write, it’s not filled with citations or scripture references. and for that I apologize. This is my opinion alone, […]

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It’s OK to be wrong about what the Bible says…

Category: Christianity

…as long as you can admit that you’re wrong, and study to make yourself right! This won’t be another 3,000 word screed, more of a quick hitter. One of the biggest flaws in the Christian today is that they don’t study the Bible to learn what it has to say. They study the Bible to […]

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“Do All Speak In Tongues?”

Category: Christianity, Leaving Oneness Pentecostalism, My life

A commentary on the Oneness Pentecostal doctrine of "Initial Evidence” “1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire […]

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Stephen Vs. Verizon: How I took them on and won

Category: My life, Technology

Most people have some horror story in dealing with a cell phone company. It might be shoddy service, repeatedly defective phones, billing issues or any myriad of things. I had Sprint as my personal provider for a long time – 2002 until 2012 in fact. In general, I had pretty good success with Sprint. There […]

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Cutting the Cable, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Antenna.

Category: My life, Television

I pay a lot of bills. Mortgage, car loan, car insurance, electric, gas, water, cell phone and health insurance. None of these bills upset me even the least bit to pay. I need every one of these goods and services. Only one bill actually upset me every month when it came in, and that was […]

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“Be Ye Holy?”

Category: Christianity, Leaving Oneness Pentecostalism, My life

A commentary on Oneness Pentecostal holiness standards Author’s Note: This article was originally written on January 17th, 2012 and has been updated on June 20th, 2012 with updates inspired by a recent sermon I heard that provided me a better way to word the section on what holiness is. To anyone who has spent even […]

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“What Must I Do To Be Saved?”

Category: Christianity, My life

Most people have heard of the Bible, and may have even read it. But do you know what it really says about being saved and living saved? Most of us have heard of the Bible, and even read part of it. We might have a favorite passage, but perhaps we have not yet understood the […]

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It’s Natural To Abhor A Vacuum (My Earliest Memory) – College Comp Essay 1

Category: My life, School

As you may or may not know, I’m currently in pursuit of my degree in computer network administration. As part of that, we have to meet all the gen-ed requirements of any degree program, including English Composition. I just completed my first essay on the topic of our earliest memory. Our first assignment was as […]

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Weekend Blog Dump – May 16, 2010

Category: Saturday Blogdump

Start out with a food video. Guys went to Coldstone and ordered a sundae with every mix-in available. And then they ate it. Opposing coach has pole-vaulter disqualified for wearing friendship bracelet This one just gave me a headache. During a track meet, the coach of Monrovia High School, Mike Knowles, decided that if his […]

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Dear LeBron: Grow up. Sincerely, a “spoiled” fan.

Category: Basketball, Cavs, Playoffs, Sports

On my way to pick  up my lunch day, I briefly caught the beginning of the Jim Rome show. Rome was, as could and should be expected, lacing into the Cavs. But specifically, he was lacing into LeBron James for something he said. He seemed to imply that LeBron called the fans spoiled. That can’t […]

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