Hipster Lutheran’s Second Annual Summer Reading List

The summer is always a great time to get some extra reading done, preferably outside with a Lutheran beverage in hand. So here are some of my suggestions of books that I’ve read in the past year. Some are theological; some are not, but they’re all worth your time. Memoirs I don’t know why, but … Continue reading Hipster Lutheran’s Second Annual Summer Reading List

Perfect Love

When we think of “love,” we tend to think primarily of romantic love. For example, if I were to do an image search for “love,” I’d get a lot of pictures of couples, pictures of couples holding hands, engagement pictures, wedding pictures etc., maybe even some babies thrown in the mix. However, when the scriptures … Continue reading Perfect Love

The Christian Narrative Part 1: What’s a Narrative and Why Does It Matter?

Almost all religions and philosophical systems have embedded within them an overarching narrative that provides the framework for how one answers questions like, “Who am I?” “What’s my purpose?” and “Where is all this going?” The structure and shape of this narrative is essential for answering these questions. Thus, if you change the narrative, you … Continue reading The Christian Narrative Part 1: What’s a Narrative and Why Does It Matter?

4 Ways to Prevent Your Social Media from Making You Even More Awful

Social media is clearly the devil. There’s been a lot of research on how the more time we spend on social media, the more depressed and anxious we become. And this isn’t too surprising if you think about it. People only present the best versions of themselves on social media. They tend to post stuff … Continue reading 4 Ways to Prevent Your Social Media from Making You Even More Awful