"Listen closely, for God is there"

Bob Goff, author of amazing books Love Does and Everybody Always has completely changed my outlook on serving and loving people. Bob is a man who never stops giving no matter the circumstance or person and rarely considers how much it will cost him. Over the last couple years, I have been learning this idea (really lifestyle) of how … Continue reading "Listen closely, for God is there"

The Midwesterner's Guide to Fulfilling the Great Commission in 2020

If you didn't know this already, I spent 8 weeks this past summer serving Christ as an interim pastor in Illinois. I was filling in for a little church called Forsyth Baptist Church in Forsyth, Illinois. To sum it up briefly, it was absolutely incredible. If you want to hear more about it, check out … Continue reading The Midwesterner's Guide to Fulfilling the Great Commission in 2020

“Jesus is King” — The New Kanye

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Kanye West performs during Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3) Of course, I have to join in on the conversation surrounding "Jesus is King," Kanye West's latest-- and most interesting-- album. Since the … Continue reading “Jesus is King” — The New Kanye

Should a believer watch “Game of Thrones?”

https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/652*367/thronesbackx.jpg Warning: This is opinionated and contains discussion on some explicit topics. I've never personally been a big TV show guy. I don't really have the attention span to sit and watch things for long periods of time. This is precisely why I have several hobbies. It keeps me from getting bored. With that being … Continue reading Should a believer watch “Game of Thrones?”

The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian — #5

Listen, I know it took me way longer to pump these out than I said it would. Life gets in the way. Please pray about it, and I hope you forgive me. If you've been following this very slow blog series, good. If you haven't, even better. For the last several months, I've been working … Continue reading The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian — #5

The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian — #4

The number one way to kill any kind of credibility is to be a hypocrite. One of the most-often cited reasons for why a person does not attend church is because the people there are hypocrites. The famous Gandhi has been quoted as saying, "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians." Every … Continue reading The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian — #4