navigating disappointment well

No one likes disappointment. I know I don’t. There’s something so cruel about getting your hope up only to have it crushed in one quick, fatal blow. If you’re like me, you probably find yourself saying the right things to try and soften the blow, but...

Book Review | NIV Kid’s Visual Study Bible

When I was asked to review this Bible for Kid’s I was a bit hesitant.  I’ve seen a lot of Bibles for kids and teens and frankly, they all seem to be the same.  But I’m glad I went ahead and accepted the review. This particular Bible is amazing! This...

on comparison and sharing my sermon from Haiti

While I was in Haiti I had the honor of preaching on that Friday night and my topic was about Comparison and how we all fall prey to it – and more importantly, how we can be free from it. Thought I would share my notes here. We Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made...

Making the most of the wait.

Not weight.  Wait. Lord knows there’s plenty I could do with that. But I digress. It’s been a very interesting couple of years. Lots of ups, lots of downs and lots of in-betweens. I must admit that processing through the gamut of emotions attached to such...

One Another – The message of One Anothering

One of the most freeing, amazing and life-changing books I’ve read to date is Authentic Relationships: Discover the Art of One Anothering by Wayne & Clay Jacobsen.  In this book Wayne & Clay take you on a journey that shows you how to be authentic in...