I've had the immense pleasure and honor of being a part of Leonard Sweet's Story Squad, and contributing to the Open Table at PreachTheStory.com. I'll try to keep this post updated with links for you as my reviews go live each month. Any suggestions for films you'd like to see me review? Leave me a … Continue reading Preach the Story reviews!
I didn't know what to expect with my first Declare Conference. I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that I was supposed to be there. That I was supposed to speak. That I was going to have divine appointments. These things I knew. What I didn't know was that I would finally experience the … Continue reading Declare Conference 2015: Surprises and Other Things I Didn’t Know
“In Christ, we've been sealed with the Holy Spirit and adopted as children into God's family.” Inseparable, p. 179 Can you believe we're here?! The end of our Inseparable Journey. I have to admit I'm a little misty-eyed. The stories you have shared with me about how God is working in your lives have been … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Royalty Crowned
“What had happened to me was wrong. It was evil. And I wanted someone to pay for it.” Inseparable, p. 161 **CONTENT ALERT: sexual abuse, molestation, domestic violence** IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEEDS HELP: National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1-800-656-HOPE National Child Sexual Abuse Helpline - 1-866-FOR-LIGHT (866-367-5444) National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-7233 … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Victim Avenged
“As God's living 'temples,' our lives are constant, living, breathing symbols of His grand rescue plan for all the world.” Inseparable, p. 130 [This chapter was the most challenging one of all for me to write, but also one of the most important to me. It started out as three chapters, if I remember correctly, … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Dwelling Occupied
"Not only are we indescribably loved; we're set free to live as though we know it is true." Inseparable, p. 76 I have loved the past several weeks we've spent in Part One: New Creation. As we enter into Part Two: As We Go, we turn our focus from our initial salvation to the life … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Saint
"Jesus gave everything of Himself so I could have everything of Him. Not just a 'get out of hell free' card, but a destiny, an identity, a purpose, a brotherhood... a life." -Inseparable, p. 18 This week we've been reading Chapter 2: Made Right. When I was writing the book, I felt like it was … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Made Right
I'm opening up registration for The Inseparable Journey! I hope you'll pray about joining me for this FREE 13-week online discipleship study through my book. We will kick off Sunday, January 4, 2015. (If you don't have Facebook, be sure to subscribe to my blog for updates!) There was a time in my life that … Continue reading The Inseparable Journey: Registration now open!
I really should be asleep. But it's sort of like the morning before you go to Disneyland for the first time as a kid, y'know? My first book is published today. It's one of those things I always dreamed would happen but had no idea how it would. Then I learned how it could happen, … Continue reading this is the day
*CONTENT ALERT: Depression, suicide Like so many of you, I have battled depression and anxiety. And truthfully, I continue to battle them. I'm a little terrified to be putting this blog post up, but I've prayed about it and feel I should. (The italic text is a brief excerpt from my book, from a chapter called Corpse … Continue reading I hope this is ok