No one likes pain. I mean seriously!?! This is common knowledge for the vast majority of the human race. Physical pain, emotion strife, and everything in between... no thanks! "Uh yes, I'd like a Number 1 Combo, hold the pickles, sweet tea to drink. Can I get that with an extra side of torturous pain?" … Continue reading "…Glory in our Sufferings…"
LOS ANGELES - JUNE 17: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates after Game Seven of the 2010 NBA Finals on June 17, 2010 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images) I was playing disc golf with my buddy, Parker. We were in the woods on … Continue reading Where were you when Kobe died?
I feel very averse to confrontation. It's not a desire or a talent of mine to deal with confrontation very well. I'm passive aggressive, and I'm honestly weak in a lot of ways. Unfortunately, at the same time, I am incredibly passionate. I want to sound off on everything under the Sun-- arrogant, I know. … Continue reading You don't belong in my Church [Op-Ed]
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"
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
“In their hearts, humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs 16:9 At the beginning of last summer, I took a shopping trip with my mom to Old Navy. I had to go there to get some “fancy pants” because I just got a new job, and the usual leggings and a … Continue reading Mumbles are worth a thousand words
I have officially ended my college football career. Actually, I have ended my football career entirely. A couple of Saturdays ago, I played my last football game ever. I will be graduating with my undergraduate degree in May of 2020. Prayerfully, I'll be heading into Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in August on next year... if … Continue reading Football Can't Save You
I find the topic of evolution and creation to be a big topic that I come across whether in my biology class or psychology class or even just among people in conversation. Most of my ideas below are from well known pastors, one of my professors and of course the Bible itself. I believe that … Continue reading Biblical Creation vs. Evolution
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
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?”