I don't know if you're like me. It can take a while for something to stick. Some people pick up on everything and seem to have no trouble understanding what seems to bounce off my thick skull. " Don't you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? … Continue reading Running the Race
It's hard to believe it's been two years already, well for me, the site will be two years old in June. January 1st of this year was my two-year anniversary with Envision Atlanta. Back then it was just me and Pete, the site coordinator. There were other team members who had moved to the Atlanta … Continue reading Envision Atlanta: Two Years Later.
A small group I attend is working through a booklet. This week one of the questions we had to answer is "What do you believe about God?". Well, I believe a lot about God, but I've never taken the time to write it down, I thought with would be a great opportunity to do just … Continue reading Who I believe God is.
I've made Jesus a part of my life, but He wants to be ALL of my life
One of my favorite things I get to do to serve the church is leading our young adult ministry. It's not a large group of people but it's growing in number, and in its effectiveness, and it keeps me thinking young. We are in the middle of a study called "Identity: Image Bearers of the … Continue reading Why don’t more people step into Church leadership?
As I was going through my t-shirts the other day and I noticed one I hadn’t worn in a while. My “W’s” t-shirt. Now if you don’t know who the “W’s” are, you missed out. They were a ska/swing band back in the late ‘90s when Christian ska was at its height with the Supertones … Continue reading T-Shirt Theology
Like many Christians, I lived nominally for many years, never sharing my faith for fear of offending someone. I rarely opened my Bible and prayed only when I needed something. God felt distant, far away, and uninterested in the everyday happenings of my life. Things began to change back in 2012. My wife and I … Continue reading Why I joined Envision
I was sitting next to an experienced missionary named Steve. We were waiting for the program to start and I couldn't help myself. I had to ask, "What is one piece of advice you would give a new missionary?" I hate to waste learning opportunities where there are people who have gone before me and have … Continue reading Don’t get lost in the business
"Look at the nations and watch- and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told." -Habakkuk 1:5 A few years ago I was reading my Bible at a rate I don't think I will ever be able to reach again. … Continue reading “Look at the nations and watch…”
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