Thank You To The Generations Before Us

A great thought from Millennial Millions blog, a reminder to all generations. Focusing on the problems previous generations handed you is easy. Focusing on the benefits they handed you is hard.
Focusing on the problems is important. We’re going to have to fix them. But we can’t lose perspective that we’re all in this together, we need to appreciate those who went before and the unique opportunities their hard work provided us.
It’s easy to criticize Boomers or Gen Xers as a Millennial – but then you look around at the actual Boomers and Gen Xers you know and there’s a lot to respect. Our grandparents, our parents, our teachers, our mentors – these are all part of other generations who tried the best, for themselves and for us. Spend some time today thinking on what God has given you through those He sent before you.

Millennial Millions

As someone who is constantly engaged in YouTube, Blogging, Instagram, etc. I see so many millennial posts of travelling the world and making money from different social media platforms. It’s truly amazing. So many of these people don’t sit in an office from 9-5 but rather their office is overlooking the beautiful ocean, mountains, or forests in all different parts of the world. As I was thinking about this concept I began exploring this idea. I soon had a deep appreciation for the generations before us and how they never had this luxury.

I think of my parents and my friend’s parents who worked day in and day out to make a living for their families. They were often up early and came home late from work. How foreign it would seem to them to be able to travel as much as they’d like and in the meanwhile get paid…

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The Case for Divinity Part 2: The Claims

A common misconception about Jesus is that he never claimed to be God. Many who deny his divinity love to point this out. It is true, he never actually said the words “I am God,” but what he didn’t say is not as important as what he did say. And there are times where what... Continue Reading →

The H Word: The Overuse and Abuse of the Word “Heresy”

Recently, I was reading a book on faith and theology from the local public library. I’ve been able to get back to reading about faith and theology as a hobby rather than academic “work”, and I’ve been loving it. With this particular book, I was deeply engaged in it and its call to reexamine common... Continue Reading →

Dear Mom

If you know me fairly well, you know how much I love my mother. She is my most favorite person on this planet. Of all the strong women I know, and I know many, she is the strongest. She has nothing but purely unconditional love for me, my sister, and my father. Throughout history, there... Continue Reading →

You Can Do It, Really, You Can

My first experience as a small group leader happened when I was in my early twenties. I had found my way back to the Church after a few years in which my faith had all but disappeared. Not really knowing what I should do; I chose to do whatever I could. I went back to... Continue Reading →

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