Praying With My Eyes Open

Praying With My Eyes Open

The Kind Of God Who Shows Up In Shady Motel Rooms

There’s a man in the Bible named Jacob. You probably wouldn’t have liked him; he was selfish, deceitful, and so greedy he was willing to con his dying father and steal his brother’s inheritance. Jacob was the kind of man who you keep your kids away from, the kind of relative you forget to invite […]

Underwhelming Christianity

Guilt Is Easier Than Grace.

According to Urban Dictionary, a “jesusjuke” is when someone brings Jesus into a conversation out of nowhere to showcase their superior Jesus-ness at the expense of other people You’ve seen and heard a #jesusjuke before even if you didn’t know what to call it.

Don’t Compare Your Debut Album to Someone Else’s Greatest Hits.

You’ve probably heard the song “Hallelujah.” You know, the song that’s been covered by everyone from Bob Dylan and U2, to the man singing in the subway. There are literally hundreds of recorded covers of Hallelujah, but oddly enough no one ever seems to get sick of the song—It brings down the house every time. […]

Digital Devotion Finding Donkeys and Destiny

Digital Devotion: When You Find The Donkey Donkeys You’ll Find Your Destiny

1 Samuel 9:5-6 “Saul said to his servant, “Let’s go home. By now my father will be more worried about us than about the donkeys!” But the servant said, “I’ve just thought of something! In 1954 a milkshake salesman named Ray Krok was traveling the country trying to sale his “Milk Shake Multi-Mixer.” Sales were […]

The World Needs Less Will Ferrels

The other day a buddy of mine sent a group text to me and another guy that said, “I love you guys.” I stared at the phone for a few seconds a little rattled; I wasn’t sure how to respond. Obviously, the appropriate response was, “love you too.” And if we had been face to […]

4 Ways To Keep Your Kids From Killing Your Sex Life

It’s ironic, isn’t it? According to God, you should abstain from sex until you’re married, and then after marriage have as much sex as you want, but for many people, we reverse the order and have lots of sex before marriage and gradually stop having sex after we say “I Do.” Why do we do […]

What Sex-Ed Didn’t Teach You

Have you ever argued about something because you felt like you were supposed to but the whole time you’re thinking to yourself, “I don’t think I agree with my argument?” There are certain things in life we are conditioned to fight for or against, but if we were to take a moment, remove all of […]

You’re Not A Failure: A Message To The Wandering Millennial

Dear Millennial, there’s a decent chance you won’t read this because you ditched Facebook when you’re parents set up an account and you don’t check your email, but in the event you somehow get this message, I have something important I want to tell you.

Your Husband Can Change But You Can’t Change Him

“Stop telling people who they are and start telling people who they are becoming.” – Bob Goff I wish what I’m about to tell you wasn’t true. I wish it only represented the minority of marriages I counsel on a weekly basis, but sadly I’m about to describe a gut-wrenching truth, an epidemic really.