Hi, I just wanted to provide you guys with the most basic form of the gospel, told in a story format. I hope this proves to be a great evangelism tool (People love stories!) as well as provide some closure on the central storyline of the Bible. This is just a bare bones, dry skeleton … Continue reading Good News! – What is the Story of the Gospel?
Hey if anybody’s down to do a little extra reading and Bible study, I highly recommend the book of Daniel! I'm here to give a brief synopsis and a little bit of context to flesh it out, but I highly recommend going to read it right after! Daniel is one of my favorite OT prophets … Continue reading What Daniel can teach us about Humility, Respect, and Being too exhausted for God
I think that there's a huge pressure on pastors in America today to come up with a new thing for each sermon: for each sermon to be original, and drafted from the growing experience of the pastor. I respectfully disagree. What's wrong with preaching the same message if it still needs to be heard? What's … Continue reading The Case for Preaching Borrowed or Redundant Sermons
Hi, okay! Time to start another topic that I've been looking forward to getting into for a little bit! I have a couple things to share about the miraculousness of God's radical love, so stick around for a bit. This post should be a 10 minute read. Okay, let's start with our first aspect and … Continue reading God’s Radical Love (Even For His Enemies)
Hey, so I wanted to kick off my first post with explaining a little bit of Cognitive theory. The Myers-Briggs personality theory is one of my favorites - for understanding people and understanding yourself. So, the way Myers-Briggs tests work is that they ask you questions related to 4 dichotomies - E or I, S … Continue reading Myers Briggs – Intro to Cognitive Functions
Hi, name's Michael, glad to see you here, thanks for visiting! I'm currently setting up the site, which should take a little while. I have a lot of blog posts planned! Prepare for a lot of Christian insights and intercontextual, topical bible studies along with Psychology and Myers-Briggs stuff. Okay, now to be completely candid: … Continue reading Welcome to Metaphors and Madness!