Aaron Dowen's Blog

thoughts on life in the faith


Spiritual Living

Truth In Writing

What is your sin? Go ahead and confess it. Too real?... What if it was all put out on the table right here and now, for anyone to see? Why am I saying this? Well, my goal here is to... Continue Reading →


Exchanging Castles for Kingdoms

  Looking back to where you're leaving, it's a hard thing  to watch your old world fade into the horizon, watching your old life sink into time. You see, it’s a double-edged sword. It cuts on one side when you... Continue Reading →

One Year Later: Facing Church Hurt

The hardest part for us leaving was the fact that we just wanted to see that local assembly be bettered.

Cross My Heart

It is never my goal to offend… though not everyone may agree with that… I just figured it should be said in the beginning. This post is a heartcry, not just a generic “you know what really grinds my gears…”... Continue Reading →

Order of Life: Stacking Cups

So, what would happen if we flipped our faith on its head, and instead of living for God, we started living from God?

Espresso-ing My Opinion… God’s Word is Alive

For many, the Bible has become nothing more than a collectors set of epic fantasies; filled with heroes, villians, romance, betrayal, and the story of light versus dark. At best it is held in our hearts as a classic such... Continue Reading →

A Couples Look Into: Flesh and Spirit

There's a song that echoes through the halls of mind constantly, and especially repeating itself in the last few days. I know many of the old-schoolers will know it... it begins “I'd rather have Jesus, than silver or gold, I’d... Continue Reading →

I Wonder…

I wonder how often we forget the calling on our lives, the call to ministry and servanthood. It is not to say that we have backslidden and disregard the move of God on our hearts, but rather that we get... Continue Reading →

Sin is Our Sign

It's funny to think that at some point I will be done with my observation hours here in public high school. While I'm just about a quarter of the way through, I am both frightened and shamed in what I... Continue Reading →

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