It sounds off somehow, doesn’t it? Here’s the picture. Lots of church plants, as well as older churches trying to grow and establish themselves in the community, will do lots of things to get their name out there. Everything from billboards to sponsoring events in town to handing out water bottles at races and rallies.… Continue reading I don’t care if you come to my church… here’s why
The best part about having a teen, hands down, is watching him grow up and mature. It has been an honor to see his transformation into a responsible, caring, intelligent, sweet, loving young man who takes care of others (like his baby sisters) and is a helpful, delightful person to hang out with. It doesn’t happen overnight. Fo sho. But it does happen with thoughtful dialogue, respectful disagreements, humbling challenges, and a renewed sense of self and purpose in this world.
One of the very hardest things about life is learning to forgive someone who has not asked to be forgiven, and maybe hasn’t even ever admitted that he did anything wrong in the first place. Let me be clear. There are some wounds that are so deep and intrusive that you need more help than… Continue reading when you can’t forgive
(Click here for Part 1 and Part 2) . That your pain and sorrow will be turned to joy. This sounds like the best thing I’ve prayed for so far, right? Sounds good. Well, it is… eventually. The process of turning pain and sorrow into joy can be the worst. It’s a necessary process. Seeing… Continue reading you don’t want me to pray for you – part 3
What am I trying to be? Who do I want to be? What will being who I currently am bring me and those around me? What would it look like to be what I was made to be?