What do Sam & Frodo Teach Us about Friendship?

I love The Lord of the Rings. It is an epic tale of struggle through darkness, both personal and military struggles. As a theological writer, I could easily write about LOTR’s allegory of the worldly struggle with darkness and connect it to sin, but I’m going to focus on something else that’s never discussed: Sam and Frodo’s friendship. I’ve…

Better (Not) Call Saul

Most of us Christians are familiar with King Saul in the Bible. As the Israelites rejected God as their true King, God gave them Saul as the first king of Israel. King Saul’s reign shows how some of us are not so different than him. The Israelites desired a human king in order to be like…