The Ultimate Trust Fall

Have you ever participated in a “trust fall”? You know, the game or perhaps team building exercise where you and a partner work together. One person falls blindly backwards while their partner is waiting to catch them before they…

Where Heart And Head Collide

In the beginning of a new year, I can have a tendency to over-analyze life. Admittedly, it’s self-imposed, but I think we all do this to some degree around December and January. Sometimes I think we put too much…

Giants Will Fall

Well by now you have probably had a few days to ease into the idea of it being a new year. Perhaps you are even starting to get used to writing 2018 instead of 2017 (it always takes a…

Hitting The Finish Line

It’s soon time to say goodbye to 2017. And what a year it’s been. On a national level, we’ve seen some pretty amazing and life-altering events. Who can forget the epic comeback of the New England Patriots to win…

From The Cradle To The Cross

Ever have one of those songs that so perfectly sums up the Gospel that it leaves you a mess every time you hear it? I’ve got one that I play every year at Christmastime: Bebo Norman’s“A Baby Born To

Music Monday: Soul Survivor - The Promise

Music Monday: Soul Survivor - The Promise   Release Date: November 17, 2017   If you are not familiar with the U.K.-based student ministry Soul Survivor, you would certainly be familiar with names who have been…

Drop Everything And Worship

It’s a crazy feeling and honestly, it’s somewhat surreal. For the first time in 6 years, I am not on staff at a church preparing for the Christmas season. I’m not feverishly organizing chord charts for carols, putting together…

No Short-Cuts To The Process

Sometimes in life, we are tempted to take short-cuts. What are short-cuts? They are things we think will get us to our destination faster when in reality, they only hamstring our journey of faith. They can take a couple…

Music Monday: Meredith Andrews - Receive Our King

Music Monday: Meredith Andrews - Receive Our King   Release Date: October 27, 2017   It seems every well-known Christian artist at some point readies a Christmas-themed project to add to their discography. As music fans, we…

This Little Light Of Mine

As Christians we have a unique opportunity each day to point people to something that is bigger than ourselves. The love of Jesus Christ, displayed in His dual nature (fully human, yet fully divine) is an attribute we strive to…

CLOSED FISTS//OPEN HANDS

Well first of all, if it’s Thursday when you’re reading this, Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully your plans for the day include food and fellowship with those you love and are grateful for. I still believe we live in a great country…