CHRISTIAN BAIT-AND-SWITCH

Every Saturday, I take an early morning trip to Starbucks, and bring home a treat for my wife and I. I mostly do this for selfish reasons, but that’s another post altogether. This Saturday, I was listening to Christian radio, searching for some hope. I

THE INTENTIONS OF GOD

The cataclysmic events of Bethlehem that night speak thousands of messages into a person’s heart and millions into the generations that form the cultures of our world. One such message is centered around the clear and unmistakable intentions of God. If we were, in any

THIS SONG. YOUR CHURCH. PLEASE SING.

There is much to be said about the songs we sing in our churches, especially when it comes to being overly critical. I am guilty of this beyond what I care to confess. But I’ve been personally inspired and drawn to Christ’s hope with a

THY WILL BE DONE

Thy will be done. Those are the easiest words to say, and the most difficult to mean. Thy will be done when I don’t see a way out. Thy will be done when I’ve unknowingly created a vision of what Your will should look like,

THREE REASONS WHY CREATING SOMETHING IS SO STINKIN’ DRAINING

Emotionally sapped. Physically wiped. Excited. Disappointed. Energized. Fearful. Quicker to anger. Longer to grace. Loss of control. A little depressed. A little relieved. Tired. I’m not sure what you feel like as you labor through an artistic or creative endeavor, but the phrases above describe

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU ACTED LIKE YOU WEREN’T SCARED?

As you endeavor to pour yourself into a relationship with Jesus – a relationship where intimacy is its hallmark characteristic – you’ll be asked to step into areas that will require more faith than you’re accustomed to. Without faith, intimacy wanes. And the footsteps of the