Keep it Holy

Living biblically is living holy. The truth of the gospel demands spiritual submission. PERIOD. Yikes! There’s no easy way to say, read, or write that, but now that I’ve gotten that out of the way… One reason I believe we struggle with the truth of holiness is...

Why Locusts?

Why Locusts? I hate bugs. They always seem to strike a particular annoyance with me. Those little creatures seem to pop up at the most inopportune times. My first response is always to kill what annoys me, especially when the fate of its life is dependent upon my...

Deadly Silence

Praying the same prayers over and over can be discouraging. Where is God? Why is He taking so long to help me? Thoughts of despair, frustration, and shame can creep in quickly and be difficult to get rid of. I’ve discovered that the more I pray, the more I recognize I...

Common Ground

  Have you ever met a stranger and you struggle to come up with meaningful conversation? The awkward silence and pending social catastrophe can be too much to bear. Will they like me? Will I say something silly? Does my breath smell ok? Yes, I know I am being...

Heavy Love

  No doubt we are living in tense and turbulent times. Whether on the side of ignorance or advocacy, our current social climate is a storm few are ready to trek into. What do I say? What do I do? Who do I talk to about what I’m feeling? No matter how well...