An open letter to Jerry Falwell on the future of Liberty University

An open letter to Jerry Falwell on the future of Liberty University

About ten days ago, the board of trustees at Liberty University requested Jerry Falwell, Jr take an indefinite leave of absence. The decisions the board has made since Jerry has been on leave have made it fairly obvious there will be no long term change in the leadership of the University. With that in mind, and knowing Jerry will likely be back in his role within the next few weeks or months, I wanted to write an open letter to him on what I hope he can do with the future of the school I love.
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Waiting on God sucks

Waiting on God sucks

Waiting sucks. It’s not any fun at all. We have this idea of something that is coming – something we know we’re going to be a part of we believe is going to be great – but it’s not time yet. So what do we do? How do we not lose hope in the waiting?
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The biggest thing missing from American Christianity

The biggest thing missing from American Christianity

When society say you deserve whatever you want, whenever you want, and however you want it, it’s hard not to believe that’s the case. We get conditioned to believe this is the truth. But Jesus teaches something different, and it’s the single biggest thing missing from American Christianity today.
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Blindspots, flashlights, and doing hard things

Blindspots, flashlights, and doing hard things

Blindspots lay in the background and continue to grow and grow and grow until they suffocate the light. To get rid of them, we need a friend with a flashlight who can sit with us and shine a light on those dark places. It’s time to stop letting the darkness win and start getting to the fullness of who we were created to be.
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I know what I want to be when I grow up

I know what I want to be when I grow up

Growing up, I was always told I could be anything I want to be. Everyone said to work hard and you can be anything you want to be. At 33, I think I’ve finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up.
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On money, perception, and Christians having nice things

On money, perception, and Christians having nice things

In today’s world, it feels like there’s this push back against Christians having an excess of money. This week’s episode is about how we have a bad theology of money which leads to shame and judgment where it isn’t needed. We also talk about our...

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Chasing dreams, going viral, and dealing with criticism

Chasing dreams, going viral, and dealing with criticism

We’ve all dreamt of doing something crazy and chasing after the big thing we’ve always wanted. But most of us never have the chance to do it. This week we talk to someone who made the leap, went viral in the process, and what he is learning through it...

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What it feels like when you lose a parent

What it feels like when you lose a parent

Nothing will ever prepare you for losing a parent. I’m releasing this episode on Mother’s Day for all those who have lost their mom and are wondering if anyone knows what they’re going through today. In this episode, we look back a little over a year...

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