The Man Named “Hand Sanitizer”

I was downtown on a Thursday night and was noticing a nagging hunger in my stomach. In the … Continue Reading

How to Tell if…

Toxic friendships can bring out the worst in people. Navigating life is hard, but if you have unhealthy friendships, it can be even more difficult. Here is a checklist to help you quickly determine whether or not your friendships are healthy (see also 3 Ways … Continue Reading

You Don’t See Me on My Bad Days . . .

Staring out my window, I could see the world covered in a glistening blanket of snow. I was … Continue Reading

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to Others

“Don’t compare crosses. Don’t judge other people’s crosses. We all have our own crosses to bear.” The above … Continue Reading

I Am Ready to Talk About Being Sick . . .

I look at myself in the mirror. Desperate eyes. Those are my desperate eyes. My face looks . … Continue Reading

Why God Lets Us Suffer

No one ever told me that following Christ would be hard.  But no one ever said that it … Continue Reading

For All Church Leaders

I stopped writing music for almost a year.

How to be Young and Single

Standing atop a rock formation deep in the Rocky Mountains . . . a slight breeze ruffles my … Continue Reading

Why We Shouldn’t Ask “Why”

My mind was racing as I sat in church, unable to focus.  Worship and announcements had just ended … Continue Reading

Why my Faith is a Crutch

I kept a relaxed face as the man next to me contorted his face in anger. “But you … Continue Reading