Tuesday, December 14, 2010


Feeling blue this season? Me, too. But for once, my primary goal isn't to get happy again. Instead, I'm most interested in finding out what God is teaching me through my sadness. Read more about my thoughts on this topic on Kyria.com:

Could God have a sanctifying purpose for the sadness I feel?

Earlier this week, I realized I've been really depressed. I had no appetite. I couldn't sleep at night—though I did manage to sleep all day a few times. It felt like my greatest accomplishment was to get out of bed, take a shower, and dress in something other than my bathrobe. ...


Thursday, December 09, 2010

Youth Survey: Win a Book!

CALLING ALL STUDENTS, ages 13 to 21: Fill out this very short survey by Friday, Dec. 10, and you could win an autographed book of your choice by author Shannon Primicerio!

(The survey is for me, by the way, to aid in some youth curriculum I'm working on--thanks for your help!)


Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Strictly for the Hard Core: What Happens When We Die?

This is a revision of a research paper I wrote. I chose the topic after a Christian friend passed away, which caused me to think on questions such as: Since death is the punishment for sin, and God has forgiven the believer's sin, then why does a believer still die? Is death any different for the believer?

This short paper summarizes the thinking of some the great church minds including Augustine, John Calvin, William Shedd, and Norman Geisler on the origin of death, the difference between physical and spiritual death, and why the believer need not fear death.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Holly's Complete TCW Posts Now Online

As some of you know, Today's Christian Woman closed up shop last fall. Since the site no longer exists, I've posted the blogs I wrote for them on my site, http://hollyvicenterobaina.blogspot.com/. Enjoy the old stuff while I finish up my master's in Christian Apologetics at Biola University. New stuff TK soon!