Stalking Jesus

I spend a lot of my time figuring out ways to better follow Jesus and then helping others do the same. For so long in the church we accomplished this by teaching people they need to spend a huge chunk of their time studying about Jesus, reading about Jesus, memorizing scriptures and other facts. Now … More Stalking Jesus

The Art of Wooing

I’ve been reading a fictional book lately that is reminding me of the Great Romance Story that is found throughout the Bible. It’s reminding me that we are intensely loved! It’s reminding me that we are fervently sought after! It’s reminding me that we are constantly being wooed! Sometimes it’s hard to think of it … More The Art of Wooing

No More Faith

One author in the Bible calls faith “being confident of what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Faith is what makes life worth living. Faith drives us to something greater. But having faith is hard too! One of my favorite story-telling artists, Andrew Peterson, has a song that talks about … More No More Faith

A Different Family

We are all a part of a family. Some families are crazier than others, some are more “Brady Bunch” than others. Families come in all different shapes, sizes, personality types. But the thing that makes a family is our willingness to be in the lives of each other. To dive deep into a relationship with … More A Different Family

Open Windows

There is this interesting story in the Bible about a man named Daniel. Daniel is captive and works for the King of the Medes (long story), named Darius. Long story short, a law is passed that no person should be found praying to anyone or anything other than the king or they will be killed. … More Open Windows

Love Till It Hurts

The other night my two kids were reciting their memory verses to Jen and me. There was a line that stuck out to me. “Do everything in love.” I have really been thinking about this. How do I do everything in love? I mean everything? I don’t love everything. I don’t want to love everything. … More Love Till It Hurts