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I pried one eye open as my vindictive alarm clock screamed at an unruly 4:46 am that it was day one of what these crazy people call, “Crossfit.” While I finished a marathon once (and never again!) and have generally lived a healthy lifestyle, it’s no secret these Crossfit people are on another planet of
I turned 30 recently, and truth be told, it’s all been very anticlimactic. I don’t actually feel different, but there is a constant awareness that I am older and I should feel different. A big part of this is because I spent my 29th birthday having a pity party in anticipation of turning 30. Silly, I know, especially
There’s no I in team.   At least that’s how the saying goes. It’s a saying that was always unsettling to me when coming from leadership, but I never really thought about challenging it before. Actually, for a long time I thought it was just my ever out-of-check pride that wanted some attention. I mean, it felt
If you were to take a survey of our generation, and ask the question “What is the biggest social struggle?” One response would be comparison.   Sure, comparison isn’t something new. Comparison is something that has been around since the beginning of time. But the issue with comparison is that often times it will lead
“Next!” Her shrill voice echoed through the large foyer – giving me my cue that I had been selected as the next victim from the crowd. I gathered my resume and tried desperately not to reveal that my knees were shaking as I made my way across the masses. Each one of us had the
It’s that time again! I’m so excited to share with you my TOP 4 books for Millennial Leaders for the month of May. #LOUDInterviews not only interviews millennials making a difference, but equips you to make a difference in your community, country and society.   “Quarter-Life Calling” by Paul Sohn   Get ready for an
  • Crying boy
In the past month a new show on Netflix titled 13 Reasons Why has been sweeping the culture. Many people of all ages are watching, and due to some of the content and subject matter it is gaining popularity. In my context as a Youth & Young Adults Pastor, I am constantly given the opportunity
  • Josh Pavano
Do we see them? Do we see the hunger and thirst of the children before us? If so, what are we doing about it? Josh Pavano has chosen to open up his eyes and open up his heart to the children in Uganda. He is the CEO & Founder of Jonas Umbrellas – where every limited
  • Bailey's Story
What was going through your mind when you first heard the words, “You have cancer”?   My mind went in a millions places at once, not knowing what to think or even what questions to ask. I had very little knowledge of what happens when one gets a cancer diagnosis. I knew that my cancer
  • Abby
Are we listening? Are we listening to culture and allowing conversation to ensue? Are we choosing to look like Christ or are we hiding away in our church? I’m honored to introduce you to a friend of mine and share with you her story, purpose and dreams. As you peer into her story, I challenge