St. Athanasius of Alexandria

St. Athanasius is, in my opinion, the most readable and enlightening of the early church Fathers. His short work “On The Incarnation” has become a favorite of mine. It is devotional, and inspires praise while at the same time theological, […]

Should Christians Drink Alcohol?

Alcohol gets misunderstood in Christianity a lot. Here are four misconceptions cleared up. My goal is that this post will set you free from the bondage of religion and give you permission to enjoy life to the fullest! Alcohol misconception […]

Is Grace Permission to Sin?

Let’s say, for example, that your town has the best firemen in the country. Your towns firefighters have never missed a single fire. Which means no burned down houses, and no injured people. In a word, your firefighters are flawless. […]

Oh The Wonder of Salvation! (A Poem)

I have been swept up into unparalleled beauty and wonder. Astonishment, delight, and ecstasy- such is the language of the Gospel. In Him, I am found. In Him, I am whole. In Him, I am accepted. In Him, I am […]

God is Not a Book

The eternal and holy Word of God is not a leather-bound book that you read every now and then. The Word of God is not a bunch pages with ink printed on them. The Bible is not the Word of […]

You’re In, You’re Not?

I should have know better, but I did it anyways. I went and commented on a Facebook post, hoping for a thoughtful discussion in return. Boy was I wrong. I commented on a sponsored post on how “God controls the […]

Offensive Jesus – Stephen D Morrison

Here’s a great quote right out of my new book, The God Who Solves Pain. Enjoy! The unceasing resolve of Jesus to love the unlovable, befriend the outcast, and give grace to the undeserving is precisely what drove the pharisees mad. They […]

New Year’s Resolution 2014: Retirement!

I read a blog the other day called “20 things you must have to receive your miracle in 2014.” And I thought, “really? 20 things? Did the cross accomplish anything?” Trust in Jesus- sadly, didn’t make the list. I don’t […]

The Bishop and the Mystic – Brennan Manning

Perhaps you’ve heard this story: Four years ago in a large city in the far West, rumors spread that a certain Catholic woman was having visions of Jesus. The reports reached the archbishop. He decided to check her out. There […]