How to Bear Spiritual Fruit

My family is in a season of fruitfulness that quite honestly feels almost too good to be true. In seasons of fruitfulness, I think it’s important for us to reflect on how spiritual fruit is produced, so that we don’t take for granted the blessings we receive. What’s infinitely more important than the fruit on any given tree is the root structure and overall health … Continue reading How to Bear Spiritual Fruit

Guilty of Sharing the Gospel?

What’s so wrong about sharing the gospel? I mean, why do Christians, myself included, so often feel guilty that we’re trying to share the Good News with our friends? It has become a stereotype in American culture that Christians are always trying to “convert” people, without actually loving them. Many times people are offended when Christians share the Good News because they feel dehumanized – … Continue reading Guilty of Sharing the Gospel?

‘Trust Fund’ Movie Review

Trust Fund is a movie loosely based on the prodigal son story. It was released earlier this year. The story follows Reese Donahue (Jessica Roth), who seems averted to doing anything but shopping… oh, and writing. She’s been working on her first novel for a couple years, but in the meantime, her dad (Kevin Kilner) wants her to work for his publishing company. Not only … Continue reading ‘Trust Fund’ Movie Review

For the Brokenhearted

Most people would rather suffer broken bones than a broken heart. The former is but physical pain; the latter, however, transcends the corporal in its capacity to crush. It wounds not only the body, but also the mind, the ego, the spirit, the soul. I have suffered the blow of a broken heart and its unspeakable aftermath. I’d stare blankly at people when they talked … Continue reading For the Brokenhearted

‘Altar Egos’ Movie Review + Giveaway

When I first discovered Altar Egos, I knew I had to watch it. Why? Because it was a comedy starring Robert Amaya. The actor first displayed his talent in the beloved Courageous movie, then established himself as a loveable, funny actor in 2014’s Mom’s Night Out and 2015’s Unlimited. Altar Egos follows the story of Pastor John (Robert Amaya), who struggles to fill his father’s … Continue reading ‘Altar Egos’ Movie Review + Giveaway