A Poem: The Great Departure

At one time, I was full of what I thought was hope. I beat myself up with this hope as if I was going to change for anything better. I swallowed down the words of others to fuel my ego as I sought to be "humble", but my pride wouldn't die. There was a flame … Continue reading A Poem: The Great Departure

I don’t call myself “Christian”.

If you've been following me for some time, you know that I've changed a lot. I've had many ups and downs in my journey since I've started The Spiritual Dilemma, but everything has been worth it. Every mistake, adventure, and curious thought has shaped me into the person that I am today. If you're new … Continue reading I don’t call myself “Christian”.

The Death of God

"Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. He will be delivered over to the Gentiles. They will mock him, insult him and spit on him;they will flog him and kill him. On the … Continue reading The Death of God

Modernism V. Postmodernism in light of Pentecostalism

Pentecostalism is one of the fastest growing denominations in Christianity. It has many thoughts, ideas, philosophies, theologies, and even denominations within itself. Of the many philosophies that impact the church, two can be narrowed down as the most influential: modernism and postmodernism. Modernism predates postmodernism, but both seem to be evident in today’s Pentecostal movement. … Continue reading Modernism V. Postmodernism in light of Pentecostalism