yes and amen – pt. 2

“And all His promises are yes and amen.” There’s something else that fear taught me about. Grace. My views of God and His attitude towards me began to evolve and some of them began to fall away. It has been my experience that when we let fear rule us we not only damage ourselves, but […]

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yes and amen – pt 1

“And all His promises are yes and amen.” Fear. It’s one of the monsters I have had to fight in my own life. I always thought I wasn’t afraid of anything but the dark. But as I grew older I’ve realized that I wasn’t afraid of the darkness itself, but the unknown within it. Now, […]

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In Defense of Church

Lately there’s been a lot of talk about the church. And that’s good. But it doesn’t take a genius to realize that not all of it has been positive. And that’s not bad within itself.  And I definitely don’t agree with everything going on in it. I have fun making jokes and exaggerating as much […]

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Skeletons. (Part 1)

I stared at this post for 20 minutes before I was brave enough to click “publish.” I can’t say that I didn’t know it was happening. It just chose to ignore it or rationalize it. I was tired. Tired of fighting. Tired of doing the hard things–tired of making the hard decisions. Life was overwhelming. […]

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God of Pain

If there’s one thing that I have learned throughout my life, it is that my God is a God of pain. He is not merely the God of the good times, but He is the God of the times when my heart is ripped out. He is not only the God who sings over me […]

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