Life is chaotic. And I’ve spent so much of my life living by the scripts people handed me. Everybody has a script for you to follow–whether it’s a career, a family, or even beliefs. And of course it’s because they care. But I think we spend so much of our lives trying to incorporate as […]Read more "Unscripting Life"
“There’s no lie you won’t tear down coming after me.” Reckless love. People have been singing about it for ages now. But what about when that reckless love betrays you? What about when that Love doesn’t catch you when you fall; what about when that Love leaves you when you needed it the most. When […]Read more "When Faith Breaks"
Lately, there has been quite a bit of discussion in the church. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, I’d even say it is a positive improvement. What isn’t, is the way some people are going about these discussions. Slander, personal attacks, and assumptions are all sanctioned under the guise of “supporting/telling the […]Read more "Guilty until proven innocent (and other lies we’re told…) 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, […]Read more "yes and amen – pt 1"
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 […]Read more "In Defense of Church"
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. […]Read more "Skeletons. (Part 1)"
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 […]Read more "God of Pain"