December 15, 2018

If the greatest commandment filter serves as a guide to someone’s dating practice and philosophy, what would the second greatest commandment filter be?

First, recall what Jesus explained serves as the second greatest commandment. Mark 12:28– 31 states:

One of the scribes...

December 12, 2018

While the culture has its ups and downs and continues to change its fashions and values like the average person changes socks, some matters remain perennially pertinent. When we approach those in their teenage years, the subjects of romance, dating, and relationships r...

September 14, 2018

For many of us, visible tobacco use exists only in the past. In the greater Columbia, SC area, the local governments banned smoking inside workplaces, bars, and restaurants in 2009. Before legal bans, many places of business relegated smoking to the outdoor parts of th...

August 31, 2018

You’re reading this on a screen. I wrote this blog on a screen. The screens in our lives are the biggest things hurting our spiritual growth. 

In a world with a noticeable population of big, bad wolves, one exercises wisdom in looking out for them. Drugs, violence, porn...

July 11, 2018

Greear, J. D. Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart: Teen Edition. Nashville: B & H Publishing Group, 2018. 127 pps. $9.99.

When you wake up in the morning, do you feel like you’re saved? Do you ever question if God has saved you? When you struggle with your sin, do you eve...

May 10, 2018

Though the current era of comic book movie dominance shall surely come to an end at some point, it currently shows no sign of slowing or stopping. Marvel Comics adaptations rule the roost, and even the most obscure or oddest characters enter into feature length, live a...

March 16, 2018

Chances are you found this post through a link on a social media site or app. You found this post through a medium you could not conceive of fifteen years ago. The whole phenomenon has made connections, created new types of jobs, and sped up the transfer of information...

Please reload

Every Thought Captive

 RECENT POSTS: 

September 17, 2019

Please reload

 SEARCH BY TAGS: 

© 2023 by The Artifact. Proudly created with Wix.com