Dante · Hell · Literature · Philosophy · Poetry

Are There Levels of Hell?

Publius Vergilius Maro, also know as Virgil, was a Roman Poet who lived from 70-21 BC. He wrote famous works such as the Aeneid about Aeneas, a Trojan (think Trojan horse) who traveled to Italy, to become an ancestor of the Romans. Centuries later another great poet, Dante Alighieri, also known as Dante, is born… Continue reading Are There Levels of Hell?

Christians · Church · Church Life · Pastoring

Every Christian: A Pastor or Priest

When you think about a pastor or priest what do you think? Maybe someone with a collar or a suit or someone who is passive. You might even picture  a gender, age bracket, or appearance  when you think of the term. One distinction when it comes to a pastor or priest is probably  someone who… Continue reading Every Christian: A Pastor or Priest

Art · Books · Philosophy

Taking the Paddles to the Arts

When I talk  about paddles, I’m not talking about getting your canoe down the river. I am referring to the kind that help bring people back to life. That’s exactly what I believe we need to do with art. I spoke several weeks ago at our church about how I believe Christians distorted the second… Continue reading Taking the Paddles to the Arts

Beauty · Genesis · Glenn Sunshine · Interview · Work

WHY YOU MIGHT HATE WORK: AN INTERVIEW WITH GLENN SUNSHINE -Part 2

Several years ago I read a book From Rome to Home: Why You Think the Way You Do by Glenn Sunshine. It was one of the 10 most influential books I’ve read recently. Two pages of that book intrigued  me. I wanted to hear more, so I contacted Glenn and he was generous enough to… Continue reading WHY YOU MIGHT HATE WORK: AN INTERVIEW WITH GLENN SUNSHINE -Part 2