Set The Church On Fire

Why do I need the Holy Spirit?? What does the Holy Spirit really do? What’s Sanctification? It’s a pretty tricky topic to understand sometimes. I just want you to know I’m praying for SO much wisdom as I write, because I know my own words are so insufficient to shed light on this topic! But…

Meeting God On The Mountain

“Why are people content to talk to Moses when they could be going up the mountain to talk to God themselves?! Face to Face!!” I wrestle with this question often. It’s one that was asked by Francis Chan in a podcast I’ve listened to numerous times in the last months. Maybe I should start by…

Running Two Races

Do you ever feel like it’s tough to lace together daily life with The Great Commission? It used to feel like 2 separate things for me. There was the stuff you do for God’s Kingdom, and there were the every-day tasks. I realized that I was always SO tired because I was trying to run…

Let’s Talk About BOUNDARIES!

So guys, on the theme of getting paced spiritually…BOUNDARIES. I don’t know how this topic makes you feel, but I know when I heard the word “boundaries”, it used to make me feel uncomfortable and somewhat defensive. What would run through my mind were things like: “Boundaries is that awkward talk mom and dad sit…

How Do We Achieve Authentic Community?

You know what I was thinking about lots this week? It’s sad that so many people are surrounded by dozens of “friends” but don’t actually experience authentic community. It really doesn’t matter what walk of life you’re from…relationships matter! In a world where we’re constantly bombarded by text messages, snap chats, Facebook notifications, and emails,…

Radical Prayer

I was recently challenged with the thought that maybe my prayer isn’t as radical as it should be. When I pray, do I pray with total expectation and confidence? Do I pray big, or do I pray safe?…

Step of Faith

It’s often easier to choose the path of least resistance- easier to go with the more rational and secure option instead of choosing something that will require trust and be difficult. But…I’ve learned that it won’t satisfy.