The unsexy side of following Jesus

The unsexy side of following Jesus

One of the things we romanticize in the Christian world is following wherever God leads you. But what we don’t talk about is that following Jesus anywhere is really freaking scary. It often leads to loneliness, doubt, and a lot of suck. So is it even worth it to...

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My baggage makes it hard to follow Jesus

My baggage makes it hard to follow Jesus

It was a lot easier to follow Jesus when we were kids. As adults, we lose the child like faith we once had and are now held back by the baggage we’ve gained growing up. Whether it’s misunderstanding what we thought God was inviting us to do or recovering...

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On addiction, grace, and Demi Lovato

On addiction, grace, and Demi Lovato

I don’t write much anymore. But when I did write a lot, one of my favorite things to do was take pieces of pop culture and see where and how they intersect with the Gospel. Yesterday, after almost crying in a gas station parking lot, I knew I had to write again, if...

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Seven things I don’t like about following Jesus

Seven things I don’t like about following Jesus

I’m a Christian. I make no bones about that and hide that from no one. I went to the world’s largest Christian university and have two different degrees from there. I worked on staff at a church for 4.5 years. Now that I own my own business, almost 70% of...

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So you got fired. Now what?

So you got fired. Now what?

I’m less than a decade into the full time work force, but one thing I’ve learned is this:   At some point, you’re probably going to get fired.    Getting fired comes in many different ways. Often times you get called into an office and walk out with...

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The best gift you can get your wife this Valentine’s Day

The best gift you can get your wife this Valentine’s Day

I’m not even going to beat around the bush with this one. I won’t even make some lofty statement to try to intrigue you to read the rest of this post. I’ll go ahead and tell you the answer:   Learn her love language.   Seriously.   It’s that simple.    If you...

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The six word prayer every dad should pray every day

The six word prayer every dad should pray every day

I’m a jerk.    Ask anyone who knows me and most of them will have a story of how I’ve been a jerk to them and had to later come back and apologize for it. It’s not something I’m proud of. I work really hard to not be a jerk but inevitably I...

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