You can run but You can’t hide
Christ died for you knowing you would be a sinner.
Don’t Do It
We are tempted because we feel the warning sign is keeping us from something we want or need to see.
The Sunday Lunch Crowd is the Worst, Take it From Your Server
I’m a Christian currently working in the food industry, so I’m writing this article because it’s extremely important that the […]
The Scriptures are deep breaths that satisfy our lungs and clear our minds.
Three Ways to Rest
When we rest in God’s presence, He makes Himself known to us.
What if Christians Acted Like the Body of Christ?
In the first century, when people became followers of Christ, they did so well aware of the cost (Luke 14:28). […]
Thankful for Fall
God is the beautiful artist who, with just a few strokes of his hand, created a masterpiece.
The Truth About What it’s Like to be a Preacher’s Kid
“Well, you know what they say about the preacher’s daughter.” [Insert boyish snickers and winks here.] This is a phrase […]
The Answer For Those Who Suffer Quietly in Church
What’s the answer for the many who suffer quietly in the supposed safe place for the hurting–the church–yet go without […]
Confessions of a Church Addict
My name is John and I am a recovering church addict. Those are words that seem inappropriate. After all, church […]
When it Comes to Loving People, Christians Have a Higher Standard
“Let us not become weary in doing good . . . Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good […]
Inside Look at a Pastor’s Preaching Prep
Every week I have the incredible opportunity of standing before a group of people to proclaim the truths of God’s […]
Five Dangers of Not Asking For Prayer
The Christian life is about community. It’s about fellowship. It’s about being one Body. To do this you have to […]
Are You Spiritually Dehydrated?
Sometimes life can be completely and utterly exhausting. I’m talking stress from work, family, or money issues to being mentally […]
15 Things Your Pastor Does Every Week
It’s funny. I’m asked (as a pastor) at least once a month, “So, like, what do pastors do when it’s not Sunday?” […]
Three Musts for Holy Desperation
“Holy Desperation” has been defined as when a congregation humbles themselves before God and realizes they can no longer keep […]
The Bible is Not a Book
“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.” (Jesus in Matthew 24:35 NLT) The Christian Bible […]
The Weirdo, The Fear and The Church
Be weird. Be random. Be who you are. Because you never know who would love the person you hide. ~ […]
Three Kinds of Worship
One Sunday morning a small boy was sitting by his mother during the morning worship service. Like most small children, […]
The Birth of a Lioness
My whole life changed when I realized something as a young mama: Church was not enough. I know, I know […]
Five Steps to Understanding the Bible
At one point in my life, I wanted to be an archeologist. I thought it would be amazing to dig […]
Technology in Ministry: Balance is the Key
When I was a kid, I was not motivated to learn how to ride a bike. It just wasn’t something […]
The Relationship-Focused Church
Church planting is relational because the gospel is relational. When Jesus commissioned the disciples to “go and make disciples,” it […]
Don’t Put God in a Box
On March 3, 2003 (3/3/3), my cousin Kevin and his wife Beth became parents for the first time when their […]
Forgiving Like God Does
Have you ever watched a reality TV show where they are all trying to live together in a house or […]
Six Ways to Prepare for Worship
Last Sunday was an incredible day of worship at our church! The music, fellowship, serving, and community that took place […]
Technology in Ministry
When I was younger, I remember my dad, who was a pastor, coming home from a preacher’s meeting. He and […]
Ministry: Keeping It Real
It’s possible to be highly-trained and highly-regarded in your leadership role and be absolutely crumbling on the inside.
Surrendered: Fully and Finally
I started drinking when I was fifteen because my parents were gone every weekend and my brother and sister would […]
How to Control Your FOMO Once and for All
FOMO (the “fear of missing out”) is a real thing, and it’s more intense than ever. We’re afraid we’ll miss […]
Invitation to Life
All it took was an invitation. An invitation to go to the church around the corner. My family had just […]