“You cannot see things till you know roughly what they are”

Are you constantly overwhelmed by the majestic beauty of God? Yes? Feel free to stop reading here. No? I can relate. As I see it, there are two options (do you disagree?) God's not good, glorious, or beautiful. For some reason I can't see his beauty. Don't get me wrong, I've had glimpses. There are …

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Longing

Part of my bible college degree is "Spiritual Formation". It's 3 year long subjects that cover a variety of topics, mostly centered around finding wholeness. This year, a focus has been on relationships. I was reading something today that resonated with me. Every person is wired to ‘long’: single & longing to be married single or …

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I Don’t Want To Waste My Life – Part 2

As day after day comes to an end, I'm feeling really frustrated that most of my life feels like it hardly matters. Quick Rundown of my typical day: 5:30 Wake-up and get to the gym 7:15 Back home 8:20 Leave for work 9-5 At work 5:50 Back home again. Cook dinner/eat/clean up/maybe get some chores …

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Can leaving people be loving people?

If I'm trying to be like Jesus, understanding his priorities is paramount. a Luke 5:15-16 recently surprised me: “great crowds gathered to hear him and to be healed of their infirmities. But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray” a There's a clear opportunity to help people and he leaves. Why would he do …

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Fake perfection is overrated.

I don't know about you, but I love it when people are impressed by me and hate it when they're disappointed. The problem is that we often aren't all that impressive. I know that I'm certainly not as impressive as I'd like others to think. For a long time I've thought that weakness was my enemy and …

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