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  • Run

    Run Hebrews 12:1–3 (ESV) 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that...  Read More...

  • Empty Promises

       The ability to discern what is really right or as some might say ”the will of God” can be very difficult. Especially when we have a complete misconception of what being right or in God’s will means. I believe that most people I encounter, Christian or not, still believe in fairy tales.   Read More...

  • Unpacking

    The job of moving from one home to another is one that most people say they never want to do again. It can truly be an overwhelming task. I have never enjoyed moving for sure, but this most recent move was a little more intense than my past moves.   Read More...

  • Things Are About To Change

       In 1995 I sensed that God was calling me to vocational ministry. Months later I doubted my own abilities and ran from that calling as much as I could. The only problem was that I couldn’t out run God.   Read More...

  • Her First Day of School

         It is barely 6am as I hear our bedroom door open. I look and there is our daughter standing in silence like child ninja about to attack. I ask her, “what do you need baby?” She gives a very simple but loud and excited reply, “KINDERGARTEN,” with a huge smile on her face.   Read More...

  • Reflecting on a Decade of Service

    I don’t know why I am writing this post other than a need to get all these thoughts out of my head, and I pray that this would encourage other pastors to stay the course where God has called them to be even when things get hard and difficult.     This past Sunday was my 10 year anniversary of being on staff at my current church.  It truly has made my head spin to think that the average life span at one church for youth pastors is 15 months and I have been blessed to be here f...  Read More...

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