All Things Work for Good: 2019 closing and 2020 beginning

Cuddled up on the couch mulling over the past year whilst sipping on sleepy time tea, I am left with a smile on my face. This was not the year I expected. Rather, it was much better than I ever imagined. The verse that stands out to me that most accurately sums up the past… Continue reading All Things Work for Good: 2019 closing and 2020 beginning

Radical Prayer

Prayer is one of the most underused resources and the biggest forgotten privilege. It is not something to be boasted about in front of others; rather, it is a state we are to continually live in with sincerity. Prayer is just as much an opportunity to give glory, honor, and love to our creator as… Continue reading Radical Prayer

Radical Giving

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! If the days leading up to Christmas, we are given many opportunities to give to charitable causes and are often quite willing to do so. We love the warm fuzzies generosity brings. But unfortunately, we tend to love the attention it brings as well. Be careful not… Continue reading Radical Giving

Radical Integrity

Trusting what people say is risky. The older I get the more skeptical I am of certain people promising me that they will do this or that. I’m much more comfortable trusting people’s actions. But what if we could trust people’s words because they always followed them up with the appropriate action? What if other… Continue reading Radical Integrity

Radical Commitment

Jesus tackles some difficult subjects in the Sermon on the Mount. This week’s blog highlights a section that is no exception. In fact, I prayed pretty hard on how to write this in the most palatable way possible as to not step on any toes. But I believe Jesus preached this sermon in the order… Continue reading Radical Commitment

Radical Fulfillment

This next section in the Sermon on the Mount is simple and straightforward, yet we tend to deeply struggle with it. Do not think I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear,… Continue reading Radical Fulfillment

Radical Connection

“Can you hear me now? Good.” Most of us remember this iconic Verizon commercial. While the advertisement did it’s job by permanently implanting its phrase in our brains, it seems a bit ironic. A cellphone company that boasts on its service stating obviously in its commercial that it lost service at one point. Perhaps even… Continue reading Radical Connection

Radical Unmasking

“God’s blessing can’t get on who you’re pretending to be: just who you really are.” – Levi Lusko Who are you? Really. Deeply. Who truly are you. Not who you are pretending to be. When you take off your mask of performanism or people pleasing, what are you left with? Where us your heart at?… Continue reading Radical Unmasking

Radical

“If I were to take spoons and pluck your eyes out, it’d be more embarrassing and uncomfortable than painful because your eyeballs would be dangling out of their sockets by strands.” The things teenage brothers say to their 5 year old little sister to scare them for eternity… For some reason, perhaps the scaring, these… Continue reading Radical

I Took Back What He Stole From Me

How many Christians out there feel broken? How many of you are discouraged by the situations around you? How many daily sit face to face, knee to knee, toe to toe with their past and all the guilt and shame it brings? How many feel like they’re living life, but not to the fullest? I… Continue reading I Took Back What He Stole From Me