I have to be honest. I’ve been really impatient with my son lately. And when I say impatient I mean, on a scale from 1 to 10, I’m somewhere between “STAHP!” and “What are you, a three-year-old?” (He is, by the way). It’s easy to overanalyze and ask myself why I’m acting this way. Maybe … Continue reading The good thing about being a lousy dad.
For five years I was a part of a large and thriving ministry. During my last two years at that ministry I traveled across the country helping lead worship at their youth conference for several thousand teenagers every weekend. It was a rush, all the time. But something happens when you leave a place like … Continue reading Confessions of an ex-world changer.
I live in the Bible belt, which means in my city there are more churches than mattress stores. Crazy, right? It’s an area where the idea of going to church every week (or at least several times a month) is still seen by many as a tradition worth holding onto. But if you ask why … Continue reading 3 wrong ideas we have about church
I don't know why, but for a group of people who wear a label like "Christian" with such pride, we are not a very honest bunch. And the times that we need each other most, when we are really struggling with doubt or sin or whatever else, are often the times that we hide behind … Continue reading It’s ok to be honest about your doubts
For several years now I've been somewhat depressed off and on because I had this hole in my life and I couldn't figure out how to fill it. All I knew is that it was a sense of purposelessness. This year I made a decision that changed that. I decided to really begin taking my … Continue reading Top 10 Articles of 2017
Have you ever wondered if Jesus lived in the 21st century, where would He land on the political spectrum? Would He identify as a Republican or a Democrat or something else? What issues would He be concerned about? Who would He vote for? What actions or character flaws would disqualify a candidate from earning His … Continue reading Is Jesus A Democrat Or A Republican?
It would be an understatement to say we’ve had a hard year. From massive hurricanes, wild fires and earthquakes, to mass shootings, white supremacist demonstrations and the #metoo movement, 2017 has been far from what you might call a good year. And now here we are in the Christmas season. Are we really just supposed … Continue reading What Peace On Earth?