We can't make things right until we stop defending what's wrong.
Did God stop speaking after the last words of the New Testament were penned?
If you don't treat people like Jesus did, your ministry is doing more harm than good.
God is not a chameleon. He is who He is. But He does have the ability to show Himself to us in a way that we can understand. To show up in a way that's meaningful to us. God is not a cookie cutter God. He doesn't say, "This is who I am...you either get … Continue reading The Approachable God
A lot of what we think we want would end up making us miserable.
I recently asked my high school Senior Advisory Class to give me some advice on how to live a life they could be proud of. They had some really insightful tips that I want to share with you... Keep in mind that these seniors are facing monumental changes and decisions at the end of this … Continue reading Advice from Teens on a Life Well-Lived
We live in a society where someone tries to sell us something every time we turn around. App ads on our cell phones, telemarketers calling during dinner, people knocking on our front door despite the "no soliciting" sign...it's a never-ending endeavor to get us to believe in an concept or a product that we supposedly … Continue reading Christian Coercion: Why Talking People Into Jesus is a Bad Idea
Don't you admire people who can laugh at themselves? Who can quickly identify a mistake and make an adjustment without berating themselves? Who are easy to relate to because they are just "real"? I do. I spent most of my life covering up my imperfections, believing that people probably didn't want to know my problems … Continue reading Who Gets to See the Real You?
Eventually, all of us reach that moment of truth when we realize we cannot stand alone against the onslaught of life.
Whatever areas we avoid honesty are areas we still need healing. Painful honesty puts us on the fast track to personal growth.