“I Dont Want to Raise Church Kids”

ShareTweet There’s a BIG difference between being a church-goer and a true Christian. Growing up in church can certainly have its perks, as it can act as a conduit by which you get to know and experience the love of…

On Fundamental Sadness and the Deeper Magic

ShareTweet Some call it pessimism. Unspiritual. A sickness best treated with peppy music and cliché-riddled Christianese. They caution and guard against sadness, considering it a rabbit hole (or a worm hole) leading nowhere good. Others call it holy. Jeremiah-ish. Defending…

When You Hear Gods Voice Wrong

ShareTweet I don’t know where you’re at with your Christian walk. Maybe you’re a seasoned believer, but this post might settle some misgivings. Perhaps you’re a new believer and this post will give you hope. Or you could even be…

10 Things Your Wife Wont Tell You She Needs

ShareTweet I remember watching “What Women Want” not long after its release in 2001. The movie chronicles a man, Nick Marshall, who receives a fresh perspective on women after a fluke accident. And by “fresh perspective,” I mean he has…

When Youre Just Not a Gentle Man

ShareTweet Gentleness is not a strength of mine. I’m often referred to as ‘blunt’ and ‘harsh.’ The Bible says that Jesus was full of both grace and truth; I always tell people that the truth comes easy for me, but…

Why You Dont Need a Vacation

ShareTweet I just got back from a few days at the beach. It’s my favorite place. Near the ocean I just feel such peace. Over twenty years ago, I stared at the horizon of the ocean and God spoke to…

Were Going to Die

ShareTweet 2,448,017 Americans died in 2005. 652,091 were from heart disease; 559,312 from cancer; 117,809 were from accidents. Gun deaths were interesting: 12,352 people were murdered with a gun, while 17,002 people killed themselves with one. Every month, roughly 20…