Author Archives: Todd Van Dyke

About Todd Van Dyke

Father, Husband, Son, and most of all lover of Christ.

Black Lives Matter, part 2

Like I said in my first post, Black lives matter. If you haven’t read it, you can read it here. Here’s my story about how I came to believe that, which in all honesty shouldn’t be that hard for us … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter, part 1

Black Lives Matter. There I’ve said it.  As a white evangelical, I think it is time that more of us begin to say it. It shouldn’t be seen as anything heroic, but it will cause some to push back. I … Continue reading

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A Prodigal Culture

zeit·geist /ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst/ noun: zeitgeist the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. (I love this word and have always wanted to actually use it in a sentence.) … Continue reading

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And The Brokenness Remains

    “Jesus wept.” This verse found in John 11:35 is the most poignant sentence ever written.  Two words, expressing one idea, boiled down to the simplest of words. A poem contained in a subject and a verb. The implications … Continue reading

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Roe v. Roe: How one abortion article might save some lives

Last week, around the 40th anniversary of the controversial Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand, I came across an article written for the online magazine Salon.com. The article was written by Mary Elizabeth Warren titled, … Continue reading

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What to Post in a Post-Christian World?

My head is spinning. As a Christian reading the news, I can hardly keep up with the rapid change that seems to have overtaken the country. Fast-Food Companies being demonized for the beliefs of their CEOs, Louie Giglio asked not … Continue reading

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3 Jobs Every Teenage Boy Needs To Have

I was blessed to grow up with parents that forced gave me the opportunity to work through high school and college. It taught me invaluable life lessons and helped to keep me out of trouble. It helped teach me various … Continue reading

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