Meeting the Great Lion

After that day I discovered that the Jesus I learned about in Sunday school was only a scheme of the Enemy to distract me from the vibrant, bold, and dangerous Man born in a feeding trough over two-thousand years ago. The real Jesus was more like Aslan than I had ever imagined, and better because while Aslan was the allegory, Jesus was the substance.

Why we’re all Hobbits

Recently Josh and I went to go see the Hobbit. The theater was mostly made up of college students, done with finals and excited to see the last hobbit movie. The room was buzzing with energy. There was even a guy dressed up like Gandalf. Then, the ultimate sign of devotion. A young guy, probably…

“The dream is ended: this is the morning.”

*This isn’t a perfect illustration, but it entered my mind when I was trying to explain why we pursue purity to a group of girls. Over the past two weeks the thought expanded into this. Imagine there’s a kingdom.  In this kingdom there is laughing, singing, dancing and rejoicing often. There is, of course, tragedy…