• Peace & Security

    The Secret to Facing Every Hard Thing

    Have you ever had one of those days where your running late and you run out to hop in your car only to discover that your windows are completely frosted up with ice. 12 million precious minutes later, you open the door to get into the car and your jacket gets caught and it yanks you back before you can slide into the seat. Then, naturally, you hit every light on your journey into work, even lights that you were literally never aware of, like they just popped out of the ground for the sole purpose of making you insane. But really, would it even matter if all the lights…

  • Learning about Jesus

    Swamp-Diving Savior

    I keep a card in my wallet that says “Jesus is not afraid of the messy stuff. The I AM has your back!”. It reminds me that the God we serve wades deep into the mud of our messes in order to redeem, rescue, and restore. And blessed-be my swamp-diving Savior, because my actions sometimes snowball into serious mess-ups and my unwise decisions have at times left truckloads of issues in their wake. The muck of life that me, everyone else around me, now has to deal with. What have I done? How could I do that again? When will I learn my lesson?

  • Praise

    He Chose You.

    For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.  – Ephesians 1:4 (NIV) He chose you. He chose you before He said ‘Let there be light’. He saw you. He knew you. He knew all the things that you would ever do. He knew that you would need a Savior. And having seen everything that would happen and all that it would require, He pressed play – with unrelenting, unfailing love – on all of creation and the entire history of the world and every future thing to come….He chose you.