The Path

I’ve heard it said that our Christian life is “a journey.” Often times, it is said in the context of walking on the path that God is leading us down. However, I think we sometimes trivialize this concept too much. Yes, we should walk on God’s path. But, how do we know what the pathContinue reading “The Path”

Stop the Pain

Working primarily with teens and young adults for the past five years, something has haunted me. No, I’m not talking about Casper the Ghost, it’s a notion, a thought, a question, that has been at the forefront of my mind. It is something that I’ve wrestled with understanding, and I’ve prayed about countless times. TheContinue reading “Stop the Pain”

Why Pastors Should Say No to You

It’s been a long journey for me.  It’s been nearly five years since God called me in to ministry. I have to say, heading into this new calling in my life, I had a pretty strong concept of what being a pastor required. The conceptual ideas of what a pastor was supposed to do wereContinue reading “Why Pastors Should Say No to You”

Leap of Faith

For the past three years, I’ve been blessed to be part of a pretty cool organization called Impact 4 Youth.  In fact, the organization exists solely because God placed a calling in my life to reach teens and young adults with the Gospel message.  I’d like to say it’s been all roses and perfection, butContinue reading “Leap of Faith”

The Unpopular Kid

I had never been a “popular” kid. (Those that know me are nodding their heads right now.)  In Jr. High, I was that awkward kid with a bit of an egotistical chip on his shoulder.  No, it wasn’t because I was totally ripped, good looking, and great with the ladies.  No, I had gotten goodContinue reading “The Unpopular Kid”

Somebody Oughta

One of the things that made me cringe when I worked as a manager was when an employee would come to me with a new idea.  Don’t get me wrong, I encouraged my staff to think creatively and come up with new ways to do things.  I love the creative process. However, every time IContinue reading “Somebody Oughta”