Dear ministry leader, I know it’s hard. (Try not to shake your head, roll your eyes and say, “You have no idea.”) I may not understand your situation fully, but I have a concept. I know what it feels like when God gives you a vision and it burns brightly inside of you. You want to … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Tired, Discouraged Ministry Leader
Vanity, pride, and a deep love for pretty things bred a severe self-loathing at my mediocrity. Anyone smarter, lovelier and more talented was automatically categorized as "enemy"—specially favored and preferred by God.
Ah, vacation. When else can you justifiably wake up at 9, lay in bed until 2, and do nothing but scroll through facebook and read books all day? Without feeling guilty, that is. Now that school is back in session and Fall is right around the corner, there's a summer-lovin' part of my heart that … Continue reading When Being Busy Isn’t Beneficial: Why we need more margin
More than the meeting of the minds, music mediates the meeting of the hearts.
While there are many scriptures that marry worship and song, musical worship is a very small part of living a worshipful life.
Christians, if indeed, Jesus is King, then our feelings cannot take His place. In fact, they must not. We must not let them. For our own sake and for His glory.
People don't hate change. They hate what they can't control. More specifically, change that they can't control.