The Gospel for Caregivers

More and more of my friends are arriving at a season of life I entered a decade ago. Unlike other stages of life, people don’t dream of this life stage. Many dread it. It’s not stored in anyone’s hope chest or added to a bucket list. It just happens–sometimes gradually and sometimes all at once–at least […]

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Abraham and Isaac – Part 1

The story of Abraham and Isaac is like a movie you watch time and again because you notice something new every time. Like all the best stories, it elicits a plethora of emotions. Inspired For years, I viewed this story as inspiration. Abraham obeyed without question and went through all the actions of sacrificing what […]

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When God Forgets

As I walked past a construction area, I briefly caught the smell of cut lumber. It immediately transported me back to my childhood. My parents had an addition built on to the first house I ever lived in. Though I only carry a handful of memories from that house, the smell of cut lumber is […]

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When Life Sucks…

“Life just sucks.” She tried to control the emotion in her voice over the phone, but the tremor gave her away. “Yep. Sometimes it does.” I couldn’t argue with her. We live in a broken world, and sometimes that brokenness just sucks. With the effects of generations and generations of humanity’s sin, it’s no wonder. When […]

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What’s Your Legacy?

I recently attended a new small group for the first time. Before I walked up to the host’s front door, I had to give myself a little pep talk in the car. “Just smile. That’s all you have to do this time. Smile.” Being an introvert means having an aversion to walking into a room […]

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Maundy Thursday

It’s Holy Week, the week approaching my favorite holiday. As I think back on what Jesus was doing on this day all those years ago, I find Him living out the gospel even before His work on earth was finished. If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, how would you spend your last […]

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Writing the Gospel

I know some of my readers (translation: my family) would like to see posts more often. While I would love to post everyday, as a full time writer sometimes writing is the last thing I want to do at the end of the day. That being said, sometimes I get the opportunity to write about […]

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