I have had some time and insight since my last writing - immersing myself in friends that have become family, church, and reacquainting myself with his revelations and promises to me as an individual. In that time I have recommitted myself to Christ and He invited me to let go of a lot of my [...]
You're 11, 10, 7, and 5 right now. It has been several weeks since I decided I couldn't bear supporting the church and faith of my childhood financially or otherwise. It broke my heart and it was the last of a series of heartbreaks that your mother could take from me. I'm writing because there's [...]
This has been something on my mind for the last several years. I've watched my young ones grow up - my youngest isn't a baby anymore - and I'm realizing my parents won't be around forever. The immortality that I felt as recent as ten years ago was really just the vision of the shortsighted. [...]
While the church is quickly approaching nearly two hundred years, I have only been alive one-sixth of that time; yet here we are. Tell me how.
So, just to keep the simplest things simple. There was a concern someone brought up to me that I'd like to address: I'm not interested in gathering a following of any kind. If I am right, which I have been assured on enough occasions I am not, then we simply need to learn to engage [...]
I had a friend ask to see my outline and who was inquiring about the response. So I wrote this up so that I would be able to remember what I shared as well as share it with him. Backstory: When I got the assignment to speak for 10 minutes on "Agency, a blessing and [...]