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It’s easy to deny the existence of demons until you find yourself staring at one.
I was certainly no believer.
Such phenomena were reserved for Hollywood horror films that have no qualms about inviting us into the supernatural. And we willingly enter into that world because we know it’s not real.
But when you find yourself in conversation with a demon, it’s difficult to continue to say, “It’s not real.”
To be honest, I’ve been putting off writing about this topic because I didn’t want anyone to think that I was one of those religious ‘crazies’ who thinks there is…
Logan Dorn has not had a great week.
Firstly, he decided to confront a group of young bikini-clad girls at a beach and berate them for their lack of modesty, comparing their bathing suits to “pornography.” Unfortunately for Logan Dorn, one of the girls filmed the whole exchange and posted it on Tiktok, and it went viral for all the wrong reasons.
Then he posted his own ‘explainer video’ on Tiktok (which has since been removed), where he defended himself and doubled down on his position, saying, “I’m not going to apologize, but I’m going to continue to stand on…
If you’re not following along with the unfortunate tale of Logan Dorn, you really need to get across this story.
Logan Dorn was the Christian man who confronted and harassed a group of young bikini-clad girls at a beach, comparing their bathing suits to “pornography.” Unfortunately for Logan Dorn, one of the girls filmed the whole exchange and posted it on Tiktok, and it went viral.
In case you missed it, here it is:
The response to this video was swift and brutal. In fact, I’ve already written about it once this week, but as long…
Despite the giant strides that we have made as a society towards radical inclusiveness and acceptance, I still live with this overwhelming feeling that the world is not ready to see me in a speedo-style bathing suit.
I know, I know.
It’s irrational and silly. I go to the beach all the time, and in my culture, there are always men — usually really old men — who are quite comfortable walking around in a teeny tiny speedo. …
I was looking for somewhere to get some new tires for my car, so I did what most normal people do. I hit up Google for some answers. Being new to my city, I wanted to choose a place with a good reputation, so my attention quickly turned to the Google reviews underneath each business listing.
I certainly wasn’t going to risk my car on a dealership with too many one-star ratings. And so I trawled through the comments trying to find the right place for me.
Well, one thing led to another. Being a guy who writes a lot…
Growing up in the church, I was taught from a very young age that people outside the church were “lost” and that it was our job to tell them about it so that they might become “saved.”
Being “saved” meant you started coming to church, acknowledged your own wickedness, told Jesus you were sorry, asked him into your heart, stopped sinning so much, and then started telling other people how they should become “saved” so that they too, can enjoy the benefits of striving not to sin so much and join in telling others how they should become saved.
Let’s start this article with a pop quiz. One of these words doesn’t belong on the list below. Can you guess which one?
If you said, “Fryingpan,” then congratulations! You are right! Fryingpan is the ONLY ONE of these words that you WILL FIND in the Bible. In fact, the word fryingpan appears twice — in Leviticus 2:7 and Leviticus 7:9. As for the rest of this list: Not in the Bible — not even once.
I often chuckle at Christians who leave comments on my articles saying things like…
I remember attending a Pentecostal youth conference as an impressionable teenager. A preacher spoke of the blind man in the Gospel of Mark who sat by the side of the road and, upon hearing that Jesus had just passed by, began to shout at the top of his lungs, “Jesus! Son of David! Have mercy on me!” When the people around him tried to shut him up, he shouted all the more! “Jesus! Son of David! Have mercy on me!” Sure enough, Jesus returned to the blind man and restored his sight.
I like to think that Jesus was moved…
When I used to attend a regular Sunday morning church service, I was often asked by many well-meaning people, “How are you?”
But I got the feeling that most of the time, they were not all that interested in the answer. So, regardless of how I was really feeling, I would inevitably answer, “Good thanks! How about you?” to which they invariably responded cheerily, “Great thanks!”
It makes me wonder, though, is anybody at church not great? If they were, would they even own up?
If you believe the statistics, the city to which my former church belongs, has a…