In 2014, a month out of my Junior year of high school, I spent a week of my summer on a mission trip. Guy in the Back: YOUR LIFE SHOULD BE A MISSION TRIP! Alex: WOW, YOU'RE SO CLEVER! I (and my youth group) went to this city and (at least I) absolutely fell in love with … Continue reading SPORTS TALK

Consume Without Ceasing

Hey everyone! It has been a while since I've written (save editing and an introduction) for Matchbox. A while back,, we talked about being busy, and while what we'll discuss today is somewhat similar, it's a bit more personal. We live in a society that's obsessed with consumption. Entertainment is always constantly feeding us advertisements pleading … Continue reading Consume Without Ceasing

Who Even Are You?

Hello! You may have noticed the new domain! We're super excited that we have been able to upgrade to something more (for lack of a better word) legit. We've been writing so much over the past few months and are very thankful for those of you who have been reading. You all give us drive … Continue reading Who Even Are You?

The Good Portion

Last week, I introduced the topic of being busy. The text I put along with it is not exactly related to busyness in reality, but what it seems to mean is terribly important. So, let's get into it. Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him … Continue reading The Good Portion


Hey fam(optional: ily), As I write this on a Friday afternoon, it's quite clear that I wasn't ready to post this week. College is hard. Work is exhausting. Newspapers have deadlines. Things are busier than usual. For those who haven't felt that yet, it's coming. For those that have, you understand. So, in light of … Continue reading Busy?

The Drop

In our final section of Romans 13:1-8, we're going to talk about the opposite of what we talked about last week. In the previous post, we spoke about the benefits and helpfulness of our government. Now we'll discuss what disobeying the government means. 4 for he is God's servant for your good. But if you do … Continue reading The Drop