A Brush With Greatness

I grew up in Minnesota and if you the know the state at all, you know it prides itself as “The State of Hockey.”  In Minnesota, hockey is almost a religion and from little on up, kids are introduced to…

Music Monday: Weston Skaggs - Stories For Christmas!

Music Monday:  Weston Skaggs - Stories For Christmas! 

Release Date:  November 3, 2017 

There are really 2 categories of people when it comes to Christmas music.  There are those who ascribe to the idea that nothing should be…

All That You Leave Behind

As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 
Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” 

Why Blend In?

I’ve only lived a few weeks now in the South but I’ve started to realize something.  I stick out like a sore thumb.   

I’ve spent most of my entire life in the Upper Midwest and considered states like North…

Music Monday: Grace Rising - The SOZO Sessions EP

Music Monday:  Grace Rising - The SOZO Sessions (Live Acoustic EP) 

Release Date:  October 15, 2017 

Maybe it’s just me, but I find it exciting when one of my favorite bands releases a live project.  Don’t get me…

They Will Know We Are Christians By Our...

It’s been a troubling past few weeks for our nation.  My heart is heavy as I read headlines and watch news stories, the majority of which are negative in content.  It seems there’s simply not much to uplift or encourage…

What Will People Think When They Hear That I'm A Jesus Freak?

The year was 1995.  I was a senior in high school and finally starting to get through some of those “awkward life stages” but yet still geeky nonetheless (just picture acne accompanied by a mullet).  I can remember music…

Music Monday: John Mark McMillan - Mercury & Lightning

Music Monday:  John Mark McMillan - Mercury & Lightning 

Release Date:  September 1, 2017 

And the wilderlove is hidden within us 
And we reckon with it 
And we wrestle with it 
The wilderlove is hidden within us 

A New Season

For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven.  Ecclesiastes 3:1 

I sometimes wonder if my openness and honesty in this blog is a little too much.  I ask myself questions like "Do people

Hurry Up And Wait

I’ve been reading through Proverbs lately.  I love how verse by verse it wrecks me and then builds me back up again.  It is so meaty and full of wise instruction and godly truth.  One particular verse that keeps coming…

Music Monday: Thine Worship - Tread Upon The Heights EP

Music Monday:  Thine Worship - Tread Upon The Heights EP 

Release Date:  March 31, 2017 

In an ever-changing music industry, it seems artists are looking at new ways to bring music to listener’s ears; ways which are bucking…