I didn't expect feelings of unworthiness to inundate me in the candle aisle at Marshalls. But when I ran into an old acquaintance and exchanged life updates in … [Read more...] about Not Good Enough: Taking Feelings of Unworthiness Captive to the Gospel
When I was a junior in college, my church announced a need for small group leaders. I thought I might be a good fit, so I volunteered. A few Sundays … [Read more...] about To Another Village: The Biblical Response to Rejection
I joined my church’s worship team in July. I've enjoyed my experience as a keys player, which has consisted of learning how to decipher lead sheets, navigate a … [Read more...] about A Holy Preoccupation: Worship
I've prayed for something for a decade that hasn’t yet come to pass. There are months where the sting of waiting wanes. But there are those where it doesn’t, … [Read more...] about What to Do When God Seems Silent Part 1/4: Be Honest with With God
Sometimes as I read the Bible, a long-familiar verse will jump out at me, brimming with sudden relevance to my life. A few years ago, this happened to me … [Read more...] about What is Truth?
For the past six years of my life, I was enveloped in what I've dubbed the "Career Crisis." Over the course of this timeframe, what began as a struggle to find … [Read more...] about The Obedience Experiment; Also, why I Decided Not to Go to Graduate School
“I’m going to ring you up quickly so that you can leave before they lock the doors,” the cashier told me as sirens wailed outside. “We do that when there’s a … [Read more...] about The Opposite of Fear: Resting in the Character of God
Two years ago, I was finishing up my undergraduate thesis. My advisor was a suave Ivy League production, and his affirmation meant more to me than…almost … [Read more...] about A Wound of Contrition