January 22, 2019
In the recent decade, I’ve witnessed tragic instances of broken relationships and detrimental rifts within various communities: schools, churches, neighborhoods, families and the workplace. Many of us are sometimes caught off guard, berating ourselves for not catching the signs much sooner. Feelings of regret, anger, and disbelief collide in one single moment of realization: How
January 22, 2019
Saint. Spiritual Leader. Gifted Preacher. Man/Women of Holiness. These are some of the words that paint the image of an ideal pastor in evangelical circles, but what if I told you the Church has made a grave mistake – a mistake in overlooking the deep-rooted pain and untold secrets of their pastor. What if
October 28, 2018
If a close friend of yours has a problem with drugs and/or alcohol, you might be unsure about what to do. You want to assist them, but you’re not sure what to do or where to start. Here’s how to help a friend struggling with an addiction. Listen to Them Addiction is
August 30, 2018
The root of Christianity is to walk in a Christ-like way. Jesus was a compassionate man who ate and worked with all members of society, never fearing those who endured the most trauma and hardships, even if it meant they displayed signs that some may deem as unworthy to society at large.
August 5, 2018
Alex Hitchens said it best, “No game. No guile. No girl.” Hitch hit the big screen and inspired men to raise their game and get the girl. However, fast-forward to 2018, and we’re stuck in a junior high montage of fearful men and confused women. I’ve seen too many male friends struggle to break
July 16, 2018
Seems like entrepreneurship and ambition have to go hand-in-hand in today’s world. I’ve always had trouble with that. I just don’t agree with it. Maybe I’m splitting hairs or I just had a different dictionary growing up. But I think entrepreneurship is fun. It’s supposed to be fun, challenging, full of failure with some
In today’s modern world, it can be hard to keep up with your family. It’s common for Christians to feel as though they’re disconnected from their family members. But things don’t need to be this way. There are a few simple methods that you can use to strengthen the bonds between you and
May 6, 2018
The aroma of organic coffee beans, fresh hair gel and musky cologne waft through the air and beckon me to step into the modern amphitheater. The lights grow dim and the crowds push forward, yet the volunteers stand their ground like sentinels at their post – no one blinks and no one moves.
I grew up believing a lie. As a Christian, much of what I accept as truth is based on faith – belief that the Bible is the infallible Word of God, and that my experiences are a small part of a story that is unfolding to His glory. That’s not the lie.
December 28, 2017
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
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