It’s easy to stand with people when what they’re doing/talking about makes people feel good or affirms what is a popular belief/tradition. But, it’s much harder to find people willing to stand with you when what you’re doing is shaking the boat, casting light into darkness, and talking out what the world has labeled as … More Today I Choose To Not Quit.
A couple months ago I woke up early on a Saturday morning with these lyrics blasting through my head. I asked the Lord about it and He responded by playing this through my head again. I realized that so often I come to the Lord and present Him with all my good stuff – accomplishments, … More Would You Let Me See Beneath Your Beautiful – Bringing Jesus Into the Imperfections
What makes you excited? What burns in your soul? What has God placed in your heart to do or say? I have been doing a lot of soul-searching these last few months and God has continued to stoke the fire in my heart on certain issues. He has challenged me to speak out about things … More Jesus, Social Injustice, and Me- Being a Voice for the Least of These
We live in a culture that is drenched in sex…it is EVERYWHERE. And, it is mostly women that are used to sell anything and everything with sex/sex appeal. Huge billboards with women seductively eating chocolate, women music artists wearing little to no clothing to sell their CD’s, magazine covers with scantily clad women. Women singers … More My Experience with ‘Purity Culture’ and what I Have Learned
1 year. It has been one year (to the day) since I moved away from my family, my friends I have known for 13+ years, and my church where I had been helping lead worship at for 11 years. For those of you who do not know in the Fall of 2014 I was asked by Mark … More 1 Year.
2015 has been a pretty great year! I came into it expecting it to be just like the last couple years but God had great plans for me this year. 2012-2014 were some of the hardest, saddest, and trying times of my entire life and I honestly had given up last Fall. Then, I met Mark … More 2015- 10 Awesome Things