Gossip is a short cut. We've all been there. Men and women alike. We've all sat around at the dinner table and laughed at his stupidity. We've all waited for her to walk out of ear shot so we could bash her outfit. And you know what? We're good people. We're Christians, we go to… Continue reading a shortcut to intimacy
Maybe this is a stretch, to personify my coffee and the raindrops that penetrated it, but there was some perpetuating idea about the raindrops in my coffee that I just couldn’t set aside.
Often times in our culture, especially for my college-aged counterparts, our frustrational sins are overlooked because they are so prevalent. However, like the majority of ideals in modern culture, these thoughts are misguided.
It is possible to stand without bearing the weight of the sin that inhibits you from your fullest capacity in Christ.
Too often we get caught in contention with frustrations that don't reflect Christ. What are the roots of these and how do we overcome them?
Rain was forced horizontal by the raging wind as it beat against the mountainous rocks. Claps of thunder broke across the sky like cannonade in the night and the lightning split through the ominous clouds in indomitable purple streaks. The wind whipped through the mountain like a ravaging beast and hammered violently against the foliage, threatening to uproot its hold.… Continue reading Gentle Whispers
The most powerful thing that ever happened in my college soccer career came out of a knee injury. In the last exhibition game before the regular season began I partially tore my MCL. It wasn't a full tear, but one that took me out of my entire senior season nonetheless. This idea of an injury turning into a powerful, life changing thing is… Continue reading Eternal Perspective
In January of 2014 I was blessed with the opportunity to travel to Rio De Janiero, Brazil with my college soccer teammates. We were in the air as 2013 changed to 2014 and we were probably somewhere in between watching She's the Man and trying to find a sleepable position on our 12 hour flight.… Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers