The Case of The Abandoning Parent

Read that title again. Not “abandoned.” Abandoning. In L.A. County, in fact in all surrounding counties as well, there is no shortage of strange and disparaging stories. The “baby in a dumpster” phenomenon might rightfully be considered the most depraved. But it is also a nationwide issue, and not isolated or sporadic in practice. A… Continue reading The Case of The Abandoning Parent

The Gradumacation.

Yes, it’s true. God, through the school, bestowed a commission of what I can only describe as glory, and for that I am extremely grateful. I saw colleagues whom I had worked with, professors who remembered me even after years of absence, friends who somehow were graduating on the same exact day as me. The experience was full and joyous. But the call to graduate is a call to worthiness and is therefore, by-definition, not necessarily a pleasurable one.

The Danger of Choosing the Wrong Authority

Judas Iscariot is often typified as the quintessential “lost for good.” Here’s a question: Was Judas able to repent?

Some ask that in order to make a case that Judas was not beyond grace. I suggest trying to argue “beyond grace” is a false distinction, because no one is beyond it. And here’s the kicker: repentance was not the reason why Judas was lost.