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July 18, 2019 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

9 Years of Learning

Reflecting on an important lesson I have learned over the last 9 years. I admit, a humbling thing to say it's taken me so long to learn, but maybe it will help others who are also on the same path....Keep Reading

Tags: Love, Marriage, Compromise, Desire, Delight

June 20, 2019 by Sean Grossman 1 comments

Toxicity

A reflection on what is toxic....Keep Reading

Posted in: Reflections Tags: Christ, Grace, Toxic, Toxicity, Gender, Male, Female, Masculinity, Femininity

June 13, 2019 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

Aplogia Eccleseia the Ugly

This is the third installment of the "Aplogia Eccleseia" where I talk about something I consider ugly we can sometimes do. ...Keep Reading

Tags: Grace, Redemption, Hypocrisy, Apologetics, Ugly, Redeem, Hope

May 23, 2019 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

Aplogia Eccleseia: The bad

The last blog post was, in my mind, "the good." In this blog post I focus on the bad. In a few weeks, I will deal with something I find ugly. For those who get the reference, high five. For those who don't, that's fine. In the end, this focuses on a trend I see which I think leads to more harm than good....Keep Reading

Tags: pastor, Ministry, Role, Trend, Bad

May 16, 2019 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

Some Thoughts on Sermons

With today's blog post, I will consider sermons. Perhaps I could even title this the good, the bad, and the ugly, but I'll let you all decide that....Keep Reading

Tags: sermon, Writing, Listening, Critique

May 9, 2019 by Sean Grossman 1 comments

Apologia Ecclesia: Benefits of the Local Church

Sometimes we may wonder what, if any, benefits there are to being involved with the local congregation. In this post I discuss a few reasons why it is beneficial to be involved with a local congregation....Keep Reading

Posted in: Apologia Tags: Education, Discipline, Spiritual, Gifts, Glory, God

February 7, 2019 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

"This Beautiful Mess" by Sixpence None the Richer

Offering my thoughts on the album, "This Beautiful Mess" by Sixpence None the Richer. ...Keep Reading

Posted in: Christian Culture Tags: Christian, Culture, Music, Album, Songs, Depression, Sorrow, Salvation, Loneliness

December 13, 2018 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

The Boon of Christian Philosophy

Why do I study Christian Philosophy in my spare time? Why do I allow the headaches to set in? What could cause someone to put themselves through the pain? I try to answer some of these in this blog about Christian philosophy, and the boon it provides us....Keep Reading

Tags: Christian, Wisdom, Philosophy, Reason, Wise, Proverbs, Mind

December 6, 2018 by Sean Grossman 4 comments

A Dry Well

Taking some time to reflect on when I feel empty and getting through the dry seasons....Keep Reading

Tags: Grace, Dry, Well, Exhaustion

November 8, 2018 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

The Twin Pillars of Christian Scholarship by Alvin Plantinga...and how that effects the rest of us!

This is a reflection on a lecture given by Alvin Plantinga. I, personally, have greatly benefited from considering the ramifications of Dr. Plantinga's work, though I admit I am in no way a philosopher! So, don't expect too much!...Keep Reading

Tags: Philosophy, Education, Plantinga, Scholarship