Collin Brown

Does Pop-Culture Matter?

When I first started going to church, I was basically a 19 year old punk. I longed for some kind of community and stability and much like any other angst ridden teenager, I was searching for something greater than myself. I was also really into this girl that I worked […]

Can Family Make You Crazy?

In mental health circles, using the word crazy is typically discouraged and frowned upon. A parent might say something like, “You are driving me crazy” to his or her child upon reaching hour six of an eight-hour road trip without giving it a second thought. While children are likely not literally […]

A Baseball Analogy: Sovereignty vs. Control

As we (finally) wrap up the book of Job this week, I am left to wonder if there is a difference between sovereignty and control. Job 1.9 paints the picture of God handing Job over to Satan. “Have you considered my servant Job?” (New International Version). I always assumed that […]