Concretized Christianity

Practical Application of the Word of God

Category Archives: Practical Christian Living

Prison or Freedom: Which Way Will We Go?

  As we come out of Passover, the Night of Vigil, and the Days of Unleavened Bread, we are, spiritually, once again, at a crossroad that is similar to the … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

What Makes Something True or Untrue?

Do you hate what God hates? Is what is an abomination to God an abomination to you? Do you ever really think about whether your life – your everyday life … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Treachery of Christians

In Psalm 41 and Psalm 55, among many of David’s most heartfelt and anguished prayers to God during times of deep distress and agonizing trials, David laments the additional burden … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christians Should Always Be Thankful

We live in an ungrateful world. Much of humanity’s ingratitude comes from an attitude of entitlement that has been created and fed by an abundance of stuff and the relatively-easy … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christians and the Emerging Redux of the Middle Ages

Several years ago, I read a book – The Vanishing Word: The Veneration of Visual Imagery in the Post-Modern World, by Arthur W. Hunt III – that made a lasting impression … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Practical Christianity: What Walking the Walk Looks Like – Pt. 2

In “Practical Christianity: Walking the Walk – Pt. 1,” we looked at how we in the ekklesia often fall into the same “Who is my neighbor?” skewed and wrong thinking … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Practical Christianity: What Walking the Walk Looks Like – Pt. 1

It never ceases to amaze me how we, the ekklesia, very often veer far away from the simplicity of scripture when it comes to what our practical Christian walk in … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

Christians and Bullying

Bullying is an epidemic at this point in the history of humans. It is often cloaked in actions that are considered benign, but the motives and attitudes behind it are anything … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Theology and Religion: A Primer

Would it surprise you if I told you that I’ve been on a journey of losing my religion for quite some time?  If that question and the statement within it … Continue reading

August 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Are Joy and Happiness the Same Thing?

The short answer to the question that the title of this post asks is “no.” However, if we were to just leave the answer without an in-depth look at the … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Intentional Avoidance, Disconnected Ignorance, or Disinterested Forgetfulness?

When our brothers and sisters within the body of Christ are in genuine need, through no fault of their own and in spite of every effort they are making to … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

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