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Advent Season of the Wild-Haired, Crazy Man john the baptist
Advent: The Season of the Wild-Haired, Crazy Man

Isn't Advent great? Welcome to the season where the only song we sing for four weeks is O Come, O Come, Emmanuel! It's the best! Advent is my favorite season, and not just because, as a music minister, I get to play more songs with minor keys. Advent is my favorite...

3 Crazy Ways Christianity & Islam Are Totally Different
3 Crazy Ways Christianity & Islam Are Totally Different

Most Americans tend to think of religion as something rather fluid. It's very common for us to say things like "all religions are basically the same," and "we're all just pursuing god on our own path." What a religion ACTUALLY BELIEVES is just not seen...

3 Really Good Reasons to Forget Buzzfeed & Get Married Early
3 Really Good Reasons to Forget Buzzfeed & Get Married Early

"Settling Down." You hear the phrase all the time. Images of Bryan, the soulless office drone, hunched over a computer while fluorescent lighting flickers overhead. He’s working the ol’ 9 to 5 grind to provide for his nagging wife and their four-year-old nightmare. Once, he dreamed...

How About Some More of That Feel Good Jesus?
How About Some More of That Feel Good Jesus?

Our amorphous fluffy God has a plan. It (God) has your best interests in mind, and, if you only submit to it enough, you’ll be blessed beyond your wildest imaginings with health for you and your family, wealth to provide for them (and to occasionally take...

Catholic Capitalist, a Walking Contradiction? Part III
Catholic Capitalist, a Walking Contradiction? Part III

The day has arrived. The much awaited day of wreckoning (yes I misspelled that on purpose) between Paul, the Free Marketeer, and Josh, the Chestertonian Distributivist. This is the third and final part of our three part series, so those of you who haven't caught up...

Catholic Capitalist: A Walking Contradiction? Part II
Catholic Capitalist: A Walking Contradiction? Part II

Our Pope has the unique talent of stirring the pot on a weekly basis. We here at the Crossroads Pursuit think that’s really awesome. The Church, contrary to popular belief, encourages discourse. Because we are Catholic, we ought to be thinking, arguing, wrestling in pursuit...

Catholic Capitalist: A Walking Contradiction? Part I
Catholic Capitalist: A Walking Contradiction? Part I

Our Pope has the unique talent of stirring the pot on a weekly basis. We here at the Crossroads Pursuit think that’s really awesome. The Church, contrary to popular belief, encourages discourse. Because we are Catholic, we ought to be thinking, arguing, wrestling in pursuit...