Any time we set out to accomplish something, we run the risk of failure. This can be extremely overwhelming and debilitating, but we cannot let the fear of failure keep us from taking leaps of faith. We cannot make our shortcomings our excuses for never beginning in the first place or our mistakes the reason we refuse to begin again. Being a great leader … More Freedom in Failure
This morning, sitting inside a coffee shop, my eyes were intently focused as I tried taking in every piece of bleeding emotion dripping from the story that was unfolding directly across the table. I tried to take it all in, the woman sitting barely three feet away vulnerably exposing me to everything that has broken her the most in this … More The Role of The Church and Abortion – It’s Not What You Think
We’ve all heard it, the story of Eve eating the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. God gives her this immaculate, unimaginable place in the state of perfection with only one rule: don’t touch the fruit on this tree. You can have any fruit you want, just not this one. And reading these verses, … More The Beauty of Redemption
Going into this Easter season, I wanted to spend time really digging deep into the suffering Jesus endured for me in the moments leading up to his death, burial, and resurrection. After studying the four different eye witness accounts of this, I find myself more convicted, more in love, and more motivated than ever before. I … More The Moments Leading Up To The Cross And The Man Who Actually Carried It
Have you ever prayed that God would use you to make a difference in someone else’s life, and then when He answers and brings you a person to minister to, you feel completely in over your head? ? Or, maybe it’s the desire of your heart to pour into someone else, but you’re honestly afraid … More Doing Ministry Unqualified
When you surrender everything you have and everything you are to the Lord, before you know it, everything you have to offer begins to multiply beyond what you can handle. Maybe that’s when you know you’re on the right path – when everything you’re doing is only happening because God opened the doors and He’s … More Am I Supposed to Always Feel Like Doing Ministry?
Stop assuming we want you to adapt for us. The church has assumed things like we don’t want to sing hymns and that we prefer smoke and lights and a band that performs like we’re attending a concert. Actually, I think some of the most powerful lyrics are in old hymns, smoke machines make my eyes dry, … More 3 Problems Churched Millennials Have With The Church