There’s a mass exodus of Christians my age from the church right now. Studies show that two-thirds of kids leave the church once they grow into young adults. That’s 66%. A big number, but somehow this is not shocking to me. I’ve seen it happen for years now. I’ve been in a camp of my … More The Church Hurt Me… Now What?
Where will your testimony be when all this is over? “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer each person” – Colossians 4:6 (ESV) Every day I scroll through social media and get another crack in my heart when I see the language God’s children use … More Love Will Always Be The Mission
A response to the term “snowflake” to describe a generation reeling from the constant state of change and tragedy in which we find ourselves immersed. I am fragile, but do not mistake that for weakness. I feel easily the pain of others, but I still have my own demons. You praise one radical and condemn … More The Middle: a poem
While reading the first chapter of Malachi, I was stumped by this one thought scribbled into my notebook. Are you only giving to God the things you don’t need to live a comfortable life? This thought stopped me in my tracks. The other week I was scrolling through Pinterest as I have a habit to … More Giving Comfortably
I had a good study in Psalm 73 a few days ago, about how the wicked seem to prosper while God’s children seem to suffer. I was thinking about how suffering (burdens, weariness, being tired of the fight) are not always a sign that you aren’t in good standing with the Lord. A lot of … More Struggle? Me? Never.