December may very well be my favorite time of the year. I certainly love the awakening of beauty after the dormant rest of Winter. I crave the vitality, energy, and life of the summer months. As the breeze cools and the hue of foliage slowly
Three years ago today my dad passed away. No one reading can escape the inevitability of wrestling with the death of someone dear to the heart. We are all in the same boat, being able to identify with one another on a very personal, meaningful
The subject of money is a touchy one, especially in church. Let me go on record that I have absolutely no problem or hesitance talking about money and the life of a believer. The reason is simple. The vast majority of society, Christians
Your thought process concerning the process of salvation will dictate how you feel about yourself, others and ultimately God. I think at times we get the cart before the horse. We get ahead of ourselves. We are so eager to progress that we skip
When I was younger, every hill I came to was one worth dying on. The longer I revolve around the sun/Son, the more difficult it gets to find a hill actually worth dying on. Growth is not the diminishing of passion, but the increased wisdom to
Up front I will acknowledge the following: My theological, ecclesiastical and practical lens is Pentecostalism. (For those who are less familiar with the nuance of the term, I am not referring to the long skirts, no make-up, uber strict variety.
While I was more of a “G.I. Joe”, “He-Man” and “Transformers” kind of kid, occasionally I found myself watching the classic “School House Rock”. If you grew up in the 80’s and 90’s you can likely still hum the tune of their famous song,
Like many arenas of life, friendship has its own unwritten code. Never date a friend’s ex. If your friend has something in their teeth, discreetly tell them. Always celebrate each other’s successes. Don’t post a photo of them without getting
It’s inevitable… Sometime in the coming weeks a Facebook firestorm will ensue when a well known minister purchases a new home, is seen driving an expensive car or starts asking for financial help from their partners to fund a big project. As a
I want to get this out of the way in the beginning… I like winning. I like succeeding. I like accomplishing. I like achieving goals. I like surpassing expectations. It is perfectly acceptable to enjoy all of the above. As a matter of fact, I
Thank you for visiting my site. In recent years I have sensed the assignment of my life gravitating toward investing in the soul health and rich spiritual formation of God's people. Through the art of writing, it is my hope to befriend you and join you on a journey toward all that Jesus makes available for those the Father calls sons and daughters.