Danny Boy – Part 2

Danny Boy – Part 2

Aug 24



Daniel was a great model for missional living. A literal stranger in a strange land, he found himself in a culture that didn't share his devotion to the one, true God. He remained uncompromisable in his new environment - and responded to the new culture with respect, humility and proved himself to be a worthy asset - all while keeping God's laws.

While training for palace service, his request regarding his desire to not eat the foods restricted by God's dietary rules had been accommodated - but how would he respond if something didn't go in his favor? Luckily, we get to find out.

Danny Boy – Part 1

Danny Boy – Part 1

Aug 23

  As I continue to consider a Christian's response to a culture that doesn't align with Christ's commands, I'm considering examples found in the Bible. Jesus is our main role-model - and there are others that reflect a Christ-like attitude and response to the world around them. Like Daniel.

Culture Wars: A New Hope

Culture Wars: A New Hope

Aug 21

You're my only hope!

A short time ago, in a galaxy very, very close...

This is one of the topics that has been bouncing around my head - spurred by recent and upcoming events. Elections in general, homosexual marriage specifically. This post isn't directly about those things, but it has prompted me to ask the question, "As a follower of Christ, what is my response to the culture supposed to look like?". From what I understand, it's a bit different than what I've seen and how I've reacted.

Getting To Know – Part 2

Getting To Know – Part 2

Aug 17

When someone makes a grand claim about themselves, we usually watch to see if they can back it up. Even if that someone is God.

Getting to know – Part 1

Getting to know – Part 1

Aug 16


Let's get started! If you haven't checked it out already, the "About" page sums up what I'm doing here on this site. We're kicking things off by... getting to know God.

Here Goes

Here Goes

Aug 13

Welcome to my new corner of the internet. I’m still finalizing a few things, but I’m almost ready to get started! Right now, the best way to stay updated on the status of this site is to connect with me on twitter (ILOE_Josh). Here goes!