The Source of All Knowing

This article originally appeared in the March 13, 2018 issue of Et Cetera, Regent College's student newspaper. The weekend was tough. A New Testament midterm meant that I didn’t have as much time to work on the Christian Thought & Culture paper, and I still had to do the weekly discussion question. Top things off … Continue reading The Source of All Knowing

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Stumped: An Advent Poem

  Isaiah 11:1-9 You went upstairs behind a door— Of course you’re coming down, With trumpets blaring, clouds aflame, With sceptre, sword, and crown. Prepare the way! Clean up the mess! Make sure the band’s in tune! And keep an eye up to the sky, For He is coming soon! But what if you’re already … Continue reading Stumped: An Advent Poem

Support Steven’s First Year At Regent College

Find out how to donate to my first year's tuition here. And if you'd share it on your own blog, your Facebook Timeline, and your Twitter feed, I'd be ever so grateful. The link includes more detail about how you can help and the summary version of why I want to go to Regent College. … Continue reading Support Steven’s First Year At Regent College

Truth Told Slant: A Review of “Norse Mythology”

We have forgotten the shape of the universe. We have forgotten how everything started, where it came from -- and most importantly where it is going. We have forgotten the truth, and that is what mythology is for. Not for facts. Facts never tell you the whole truth of things. Mythology reminds us of the … Continue reading Truth Told Slant: A Review of “Norse Mythology”

Riding The Rails: A Review of “The Underground Railroad”

The first sentence of Colson Whitehead's novel The Underground Railroad starts the plot. The second sentence opens a digression into backstory that takes up the whole first chapter. Most of the second chapter is a digression as well. Whitehead does this often throughout the book. He excels at painting portraits of characters and their histories. Everyone … Continue reading Riding The Rails: A Review of “The Underground Railroad”