Category - Life

The Work God Wants From You

If I were to ask you the question – “What kind of work does God want from you?” – what kind of answers would come to your mind? If you’re like me you probably start thinking about a whole slew of Christian virtues and actions. You probably think about healing people, praying for people and preaching the Gospel. Surely, that is primarily...

5 Things Being A Dad Has Taught Me

Over the past few months I’ve been in a constant learning process as a new dad. Being a parent has taught me many lessons so far – some about myself, my marriage, my values in life and even about the unconditional love of God. With that said, I want to share a few of those learned lessons with the world – 5 of them in...

Living Life Out of Focus

I’m learning more and more just how easy it is to lose focus in life. As the seasons of our life change so does the difficulty of staying on course as a Christian. It’s not always bad things that cause us to lose focus either. Many times it is perfectly good things. Sometimes it’s a job, a hobby, a form of entertainment, a dollar amount or...

The Problem With Patience

You know what isn’t fun? Waiting. I don’t think I’m alone on this though. I don’t know of anyone who enjoys waiting. No one on this earth says, “I cannot wait to wait on something!” We live in a “right now” culture and waiting is frowned upon in every aspect of life. All you have to do is look at the world around you to...

The World Needs Your Voice

There’s an endless amount of excuses you can use for why you don’t have to use your voice: “there’s people who are already using their voice”… “my story isn’t that special” … “I don’t have the skills”… “what if nobody listens?” The reason I know all of those excuses is because at one time I was very good at using...

There’s Grace For That

We don’t wake up expecting to make a mess of things (or at least I don’t) – messiness just kind of happens. Most days I wake up and I have an idea in mind of how the day should go, but I never seem to estimate the mess. Some days it looks like setting off the smoke alarms while trying to make your sick, pregnant wife some oatmeal. Some days...