21st Century Pharisees: Finding True Prosperity

21st Century Pharisees: Finding True Prosperity

This is the third post in a series about dealing with the hypocrisy and ‘false-following’ of Jesus in our lives. In those to come, I deal with more ways that we can get back to following Jesus with our whole selves, instead of being followers in appearance only, like...
Your Best Prayer Life Now

Your Best Prayer Life Now

On this more brief-er-er sixth episode of The Collective Cast, Josh and Jason talk about prayer, more prayer, lots of prayer, and prayer. One of our more serious episodes, they frame prayer biblically, along with providing many resources to continue in prayer. // For...
Sho Baraka and Modern Gnosticism

Sho Baraka and Modern Gnosticism

  With the recent debacle surrounding Sho Baraka’s album The Narrative, we should take a moment to think about God’s creation. In 2016, Christian rapper Sho Baraka released an album with Humble Beast Records entitled The Narrative which is an especially poignant...
A Plan Interrupted by Grace

A Plan Interrupted by Grace

  When I was a small child, like all small children, I would often misbehave. I would disobey my parents by lying, by refusing to do my chores, and by complaining about the little things. Although I was rebellious, there was a part of me that always wanted to...
21st Century Pharisees: Responding to Sin

21st Century Pharisees: Responding to Sin

This is the second post in a series about dealing with the hypocrisy and ‘false-following’ of Jesus in our lives. In those to come, I deal with more ways that we can get back to following Jesus with our whole selves, instead of being followers in appearance only, like...