Dear Beloved Child of God, I know what it is like to struggle. Ever since the moment I was born, people tried to kill me, stop me, or hurt me. There wasn't a waking moment that was easier than the last. Yet, in that struggle something happened. Something magical and radical. In the midst of … Continue reading A LETTER TO YOU FROM THE CHURCH
When my girlfriend (Suz) reminds me to do something, she follows up with two questions. She asks, "Did you hear me?" then she will ask, "But did you listen?" At first, I thought this was just a clever ploy to get me to remember what she told me. But when I started thinking about this, … Continue reading CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?
The following numbers in your life may vary. But there is only one constant. They DO NOT define who you are, what you are worth, or what you can accomplish in your life. In Christ, you have a new name. In Christ, you are enough. In Christ, you are worthy. In Christ, you are loved. … Continue reading NUMBERS THAT DO NOT DEFINE YOU
All people have a longing to create. Whether you intentionally or accidentally create, you are nonetheless creating. You create relationships, ideas, and your future. We have all dreamt about where we want to be in life because, naturally, we want to create the future we dream. My freshman year RA, Rob, was a great mentor … Continue reading IMAGINE YOUR REALITY
Robin Williams has to be one of the greatest actors/comedians to ever hit the big screen. He brings a light-heartedness and joyful persona to every movie he has ever touched. Growing up, I loved Williams as Teddy Roosevelt in Night at the Museum. The scene below from Night at the Museum captures how we can live as someone we … Continue reading WHAT ARE YOU MADE OF?
God has equipped and shipped us in order to fulfill the calling He has given us. But there is never a set time or place our calling is completed. If God is calling you to be a doctor. Then once you get your PhD do you move on to your next calling? No, now you … Continue reading HOW TO HANDLE A CUP HALF EMPTY
The Glory of God is a term many Christians have used without the conscious act of knowing what it means. Many scholars have said it is the volume of God, the presence of God, and the praiseworthiness of God. I agree with these definitions of glory but I think it is more than that. We … Continue reading FINDING FOUNDATION