Throwback Saturday: Christianity’s Popularity

Originally posted here. A lot of people question Christianity's validity. They say, "Faith is useless! Trust in science and fact is the only truths in this life!" They question why Christianity is so popular in the first place. But I tell you this: Christianity has been the greatest religion because it's the only one that …

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How “The Amazing Spider Man” Accurately Portrays Peter’s Humanity

Most people spend their Christmas Eve watching Christmas movies. Me? I watched The Amazing Spider Man. Starring Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker, the movie was Marvel's second attempt to create a successful Spider man movie franchise. The film is considered a wild success, grossing over $750 million. It currently holds the record as the highest …

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Throwback Saturday: Coveting God

Originally published on August 26th, 2019. In today’s world, coveting isn’t given a second thought. We often covet without remorse, perhaps without even conscious thought. After all, coveting usually isn’t thought about. It has become such a common part of our daily lives that we don’t even notice it. We buy our cars and eat …

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What Donald Trump’s Impeachment Means for America

HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 07: President Donald Trump speaks at the Israeli American Council National Summit on December 07, 2019 in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage) Just yesterday, Donald Trump became only the third president in United States history to be impeached. Joining Andrew Johnson (1868) and Bill Clinton (1998-1999), Trump is now part …

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Dating or Courtship: Which Term Should a Christian Use?

Once a subject frequented by author giants such as Joshua Harris, courtship and dating have now been left in the dust as an irrelevant topic. Unfortunately, with the dramatic exit of Harris and his co-authors, we are now left with many questions and few answers. Frequently, during conversations with fellow Christians, I encounter this subject …

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Christian Blog Launch: Destination Ghana

After several days of work, I am very pleased to announce the launching of a new Christian blog- Destination: Ghana. Created and owned by a friend of mine, Ian Nelson. His big sister is a schoolmate of mine, and so, as a favor to both of them, I helped create the site in preparation for …

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Throwback Saturday: Christian Dating in a Secular World

Here we go again! This time, our throwback is to the post "Christian Dating in a Secular World", the original post being found here. The word “dating” often brings out mixed emotions and views. Secular people think of dating as a commonplace activity, comparable to sports or television in what it brings. Christians think of …

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The Reality of Poverty

I didn't know what AIDS was until I was thirteen. During that time, Uganda had been having an epidemic in the north, and so awareness was at an all-time high. It was on the walls of our announcement boards, the emails of our newsletters, and the tongues of our school kids. Eventually, I learned what …

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The Owl: Symbol of Wisdom or Death?

I love talking about cultural differences. Quite honestly, they are something I could talk about for hours. The differences found between cultures is fascinating, and today's example is no exception. The owl has been associated with wisdom for centuries, dating back all the way to Greek culture. The Greeks believed that the owl was a …

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Christmas: The Most Hectic Time of Year

It's easy to get distracted during the Christmas season. With all the lights to be hung, chicken to be cooked, gifts to be bought, and trees to be decorated, we can sometimes feel almost glad when Christmas is over. We can all breathe a deep sigh, throw away the wrapping paper, and prop our feet …

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6 Christian Blogs to Read Every Week

Starting the week off with a good blog post is important. That's why I usually post every Monday, without fail. With the weekend gone, a writer should know that his readers are, for the most part, depressed and probably tired of work. So, because of this, we writers should do everything we can to make …

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Throwback Saturday: A Smile In the Midst of Poverty

Published 2 July, 2019. "When I first came to Uganda, I saw so many children with nothing. In America, we think we know suffering and poverty, but in reality, we know nothing. But what really strikes me is the fact that every child is so happy. Even though they have nothing, they smile as if …

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The Three Best Blogging Tools You Should Be Using Right Now

Blogging is more than just SEO and post format. At the end of the day, there's only so much you can do to change your site for the better. However, don't make the mistake I did in thinking that once I had checked all the SEO boxes, I was fine. This is wrong. Unfortunately, there …

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Cultural Differences Within the Church

One of the first notable differences between Uganda and the United States is the Church. At least, this is one of the first things I notice. This should be surprising, since the Church is the second most unifying factor of mankind, behind only the internet. These differences are brought by a variance in culture and …

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Five Crucial Mistakes Most Bloggers Make (and how to avoid them!)

We bloggers have become lazy. Even in our ever-growing pursuit for followers and views, we have decided that some pieces of blogging are beneath us. And so, in our laziness, we have neglected key parts of our blogs and the posts therein. This has resulted in a lack of blog quality and a lowering of …

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