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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

November 1, 2018 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

Rhetoric and Social Media (Election Edition)

A special election edition blog post. Because I can, and because I don't think that it really has anything to do with the election...but it sounds provocative, right?...Keep Reading

Tags: Social, Media, Politics, Rhetoric, Reason, Charity

October 25, 2018 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

The Fool that I Was

Today I've decided to look at a decision I made which has tremendously affected my life. That is going to college and getting into massive debt to do it....Keep Reading

Tags: Education, School, College, Tuition, Cost, Debt, Finances,

October 19, 2018 by Sean Grossman 0 comments

Valley of Humiliation

I wanted to share a personal story from my life. My hope is that you will be encouraged through it in your own time of troubles, and that if you should walk through your own personal valley of humiliation that you would find a moments respite in the midst of it....Keep Reading

Tags: Grace, Story, Sorrow, Depression, Anger, Tears