Honoring the Story I’m Too Busy to Hear

Honoring the Story I’m Too Busy to Hear

I’m pretty busy. I think it’s safe to assume you are, too, and that you are probably skimming this on a quick break from whatever you’re in the midst of. I’m honored and blessed that this caught your eye, and that you’re taking the time to read it. I encourage you to...
Waiting On Jesus Sucks

Waiting On Jesus Sucks

Seminary is done. Wow. For the first time in my son’s life, I actually have nothing more to do than my typical forty-hour job. When he was born, I was working for a publisher, as a youth pastor, teaching private music students, and studying every night, all while...
What Spirituality Are You Passing On?

What Spirituality Are You Passing On?

Sitting down for dinner, my wife, two-year-old son, and I began eating. “PRAY!” my son shouts, which is perfect because we have been trying to introduce him to Christianity and spirituality. Frankly, though, he is doing more to introduce it to us. In moments like...
Two Year Olds Cure Patience

Two Year Olds Cure Patience

Me: “Son, come lay down so I can put your diaper on!” Son: “NO!” Me: “Does daddy need to come get you?” Son: “NO!” Me: *Grabs son, lays him on the floor* “Hold still, buddy.” Son: *Wiggles, slips hold, and vanishes down the hall* Me: *Trying desperately not to lose my...
How to Give Your Family Your Best

How to Give Your Family Your Best

The last couple weeks have been pretty stressful. Due to some unforeseen complications, the publisher I work for had to let an employee go—an employee who, unfortunately, was my support staff. In an effort to keep projects from stalling, I jumped in to take care of...
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