A Desperate Longing
October 25th, 2021
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.”- Matthew 5:6 ESVAs someone whose unofficial love language is to be fed when I’m hungry, any pieces of Scriptur...  Read More
Beauty from Ashes
October 19th, 2021
You can grieve and still be hopeful…"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." - Matthew 5:4 NIV"What delight comes to you when you wait upon the Lord! For you will find what you long ...  Read More
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
October 18th, 2021
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Matthew 5:3That’s heavy. Right off the bat, Jesus just rips the band-aid off. The Message translation reads “You’re blessed whe...  Read More
Loving Our Neighbor
October 15th, 2021
If God calls us to love our neighbor, how do we apply that command to vulnerable people groups? The concept of loving our neighbor as ourselves when it comes to vulnerable people groups is applicable ...  Read More
The Less-Traveled Road
October 14th, 2021
Growing up in my parent’s old church, I always heard our pastor give a benediction at the end of his sermons that confused me. After he finished delivering his message he would stand at the front of t...  Read More
Walking the Narrow Way
October 12th, 2021
“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only ...  Read More
Is It Worth It?
October 11th, 2021
“Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”John 17:3Across the countless religions, worldviews, and cultures found on planet earth, we a...  Read More
There is a Friend who Sticks Closer than a Brother
October 4th, 2021
This past weekend I attended my best friend’s wedding, and although I am not normally an emotional guy, I spent much of the ceremony crying my eyes out! I cried because of how much I love Jonathan and...  Read More
Sovereign and Faithful
October 1st, 2021
When asked to write for this blog, I was given the task to write about a single encounter I had with God that revealed more of His character. At first glance, this should be a pretty easy and straight...  Read More
God is with us.
September 28th, 2021
God is with me.  I am never alone. One of the truest things I know about God is that He is present. He is near. He is close. He is not going to leave or abandon me. I was trying to think of a single e...  Read More
God Speaks in the Mundane
September 27th, 2021
I recently had an encounter with God while tending to my houseplants.You see, I love my houseplants.I love taking care of them, watering them, tending to them, thinking of ways I want them to grow… ye...  Read More
Tell a Good Story
September 26th, 2021
In loving memory of JMRSix years ago, the Lord wrecked my life in ways I never imagined. The person I looked up to most as an example of what true joy in Christ looked like tragically passed away. Joh...  Read More
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