Wasteland Kings

Tag: darkness

In case you missed it, Playboy recently chose to stop running fully nude women in their magazines. I don’t know the full details of the decision, but I’ve seen the headlines and discussed the matter with friends. I haven’t done what most would call research because alcoholics shouldn’t go to bars and I shouldn’t research Playboy. This shift from nudity to just promiscuity is not a good sign; it’s a negative indicator of our culture’s health. While this seems like…

We live in a dark world. Darkness is on the move in the world at large, in the people around us, and in our own hearts. Christians are dying abroad and at home while sin wages a constant war on our relationships. All the while, I have a daily wrestling match with the false assumptions that I deserve certain luxuries or that I understand things better than other people or even God. It’s overwhelming when all of this comes together…

When you read that question, what are the words that pop into your head? Is the word royalty on that list? I ask because the idea of being royalty came up in the last blog I wrote and it’s an important concept in our daily lives. Every Christian is one of God’s royal priests and that truth carries with it a very important responsibility. But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests…

God desires for His love to fuel our hearts the same way that calories fuel our bodies. Many of us would not describe our hearts as fueled and thriving though because we don’t experience enough of God’s love. We don’t experience it because we don’t realize the incredible variety of ways that God uses to express His love for us. We don’t see that God consistently tries to pour incredible amounts of love into our hearts and that He has…

I love the character of Iron Man. The other day I was just sitting at my desk and thinking about Iron Man and how cool it would be to have one of those suits. During this time of reflection, it dawned on me that God understands this desire AND invites me into something even cooler than becoming Iron Man and wearing one of his suits. God invites me into His battle against the forces of darkness and then offers His…