Blog reflections vol 1

This post is probably going to be a little more messy and disorganised than most. It is simply me writing my thoughts about this process with very little editing afterwards. Am I willing to make a mistake? It's been a really strange experience starting up a regular blog, posting thoughts and getting feedback. Over the last …

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When was the last time you felt overwhelmingly loved?

This post was hard to write, but I am so excited to share it with you. Vulnerability can be scary, but I'm discovering afresh how vital it is for deep relationship. Let me be specific About a week ago I lied to my wife. It was stupid. I'd done something careless, and when I found out …

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Foundations: An introduction

Whether you're aware of it or not, you are a theologian. You hold beliefs about God, Jesus, salvation and life. A big part of my journey has been choosing to, intentionally, work out what I've subconsciously believed. With all the competing world views out there, is one of them true? What does it look like? …

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Lessons from Marriage Vol 1

Elana and I have been married for 3 months tomorrow. Here's some of the big lessons I'm learning early on. Maybe these will encourage you too 1) Tim Keller on Selfishness: “In Western culture today, you decide to get married because you feel an attraction to the other person.  You think he or she is …

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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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