5 Prayers for Staying Free

5 Prayers for Staying Free

Jesus’ tomb isn’t empty. When Jesus walked out, someone else went in. By your faith in the empty tomb, that hole in the ground became a grave again: for the old you. Let me share five things that died when you put your faith in the risen Jesus and that can’t be...
What is the Trinity?

What is the Trinity?

Many people believe that Christians struggle with math due to the concept of the Trinity. The misconception is that Christians say, “We have the Father, Son, and Spirit – that’s one plus one plus one,” and then assert that equals one God....
Pursuing God with Heart, Head, and Hands

Pursuing God with Heart, Head, and Hands

What do a Wholehearted Christian Life and a Great Ministry Internship Program Have in Common? They’re both holistic. I see strong parallels between the elements needed for a wholehearted Christian life and that of a great ministry internship program – or...
Don’t Be Nice to Others (Be Kind Instead)

Don’t Be Nice to Others (Be Kind Instead)

I was at work one day, not feeling well. My co-worker noticed and asked me what was wrong. I asked him, “Why do nice people always get the short end of the stick?” What he said in response has quite literally changed the trajectory of my life. He said, “Don’t be nice....
Be Still

Be Still

In my last year of high school several years ago, I had the opportunity to share a reflection on Psalm 46:10. From that moment on, it became one of my favorites. It is one of many verses in the Bible that reminds us that the world may be falling apart, but the Lord...
From Messy to Grace

From Messy to Grace

Life is messy. It’s full of ups and downs, triumphs and failures, joys and sorrows. As human beings, we’re no strangers to the clutter of our lives. We make mistakes, we stumble, and we carry the weight of our imperfections. But there is hope in the midst of the...
How to Recognize + Prevent Spiritual Abuse

How to Recognize + Prevent Spiritual Abuse

Spiritual abuse, religious abuse, and church hurt are a few terms that you may have heard recently. The mention of spiritual abuse is becoming more common as people share their experiences. It is not something to be taken lightly as someone mentioning abuse is...
A Call to Worship

A Call to Worship

Why do we worship? Worship, deeply rooted in the Scriptures, is not a routine, but a dynamic expression of our faith. It connects us with the Lord Jesus Christ on a deeper level than just our voices being lifted up. In the Psalms, King David exemplifies worship as a...
The Best Life: A Life with God

The Best Life: A Life with God

At the age of 22, I heard, understood, and accepted the gospel of Jesus Christ for the first time. Up to that point, my life had been lived for my own pride, pleasures, and worldly passions. As a brand-new follower of Jesus, I had to navigate this newfound faith and...