Recently, stories regarding Christianity, invaded my news feeds. But they weren’t the usual stories of Kim Davis, ISIS, or some kid being expelled because of a shirt he wore to school (and in order to fight back, I need to ‘share’ the story). Instead, they featured Justin Bieber. Each article and story took a different angle, but the silver lining was the same: “I just want to be like Jesus.”Read More
Whether it is in a moment or years of cultivating a relationship, personal connection breeds loyalty. Never underestimate the power of personal influence over the establishment.Read More
A lot of times in ministry, we begin to hope and hoping for a lot of things (good and bad). If we are not careful, that “hope” can make us crazy by keeping our head in the clouds and useless where God has planted us.Read More
I need to come right out and say it. I’ve failed. I watched Netflix last night.
Now, before the eye-rolling starts I need to get something out there. The church I attend has challenged the church body to fast something this past month.Read More
Being an idealistic 20-year-old, you think you’re going to change the world in an awesome and charismatic way. You believe you are invincible and able to accomplish anything and everything. We are raised that way. From parents, to teachers, to coaches, to pastors, if they are any good, that’s what they told you growing up: “You can do anything you want to.” So what entitled 20 something doesn’t think they are going to change the world?Read More
Have you ever wondered if you really heard from God? I’m kind of ashamed to admit this, but more often than not; I question if I am where God wants me. And no…not just geographically.Read More