Bill Nye: #NotMyScienceGuy

 In conservative circles, Bill Nye’s credibility has been questioned quite a bit due to the controversial statements he makes on Netflix’s “Bill Nye Saves the World.” These criticisms aren’t anything new, but since it is a trending topic, I wanted to discuss it. As a Catholic engineer, I find myself in a weird position because …

Book Review: Christ among other gods

“You’ve heard it said, “All religions are equal.” But is it true?” This question intrigued me. It was one that seemed incredibly prevalent to our current time, and I was very excited to read it. I received this book free from Moody Publishers in exchange for my honest review.  Overview Christ Among Other Gods by …

Be a Digital Missionary

There are mixed views in Christian circles regarding social media. While there are certainly dangers with social media, it is also an opportunity to meet people, a lot of people, where they are at. As Catholics, a phrase that is often brought up is “the New Evangelization.” The USCCB says The New Evangelization calls each …

Imperfect Love Perfected through God

There is a simple image that is often presented when Christian romantic relationships are discussed. The idea is simple: the closer each person moves towards God, the closer they grow to each other. Though I have been married for less than a year, as I reflect on it more, I have realized three reasons why …

Book Review: Salvation by Jimmy Akin

Salvation was written by a former Protestant, Jimmy Akin.  The booklet says it will share “the beautiful story of how God calls us out of sin, justifies us, makes us holy, and leads us to everlasting life with him.” Akin does a great job addressing questions on a complex topic in a very accessible way. …

Book Review: Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted

Sometimes in our big-picture discussions about homosexuality and same-sex marriage, we lose sight of the person in the middle of the struggle. That single sentence convinced me that Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted: Biblical Direction for Friends, Family Members, and Those Struggling with Homosexuality by Ron Citlau was a book I needed to read. I …

You Can’t Just Be Spiritual; You Need Religion

you cannot just be spiritual you need religion

I always experience mixed emotions when I hear someone say (or see someone post) something along the lines of “I’m spiritual, but not religious.” On one hand, I am happy that the person is seeking a deeper meaning in their life. On the other hand, I’m worried that the person will stay satisfied there. Before …

Book Review: The Real Jesus by Trent Horn

The Real Jesus by Trent Horn 20 Answers

This Lent and Easter Season, I took on the Catholic Answers 20 Answers Challenge. As I mentioned in my original post, I was recommending it without reading the books. I felt it was only fair to share my thoughts on the books as I read them (and amend my recommendation if necessary).  The Real Jesus was also …