My wife Rebecca always does an incredible job curating the most thoughtful gifts, all of the way down to the card. However, as I am nearing my thirties, I have found that I much prefer experiences over physical gifts. She began to understand this and on my 28th birthday she provided the most meaningful experience … Continue reading God Isn’t in Control.
I have been watching the Rod Serling Twilight Zone. It started off as nostalgia; remembering the fun Rebecca and I have on the Tower of Terror in Walt Disney World. We started with the classics: Time Enough at Last, Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, The Monsters are Due on Maple Street, and A Kind of Stopwatch. We … Continue reading He’s Alive
I went to a private Christian liberal arts university in a small town in Ohio with a major in Pastoral Ministry. While there, I was exposed to some of the smartest professors in the field and began to challenge the Christian establishment after taking a course that involved a homelessness simulation. By the time I … Continue reading Christian Schools.
For all intents and purposes, I am a minimalist. I only own what I have a use for. This is filtered all the way down to my closet. Before becoming a minimalist I owned an incredible amount of clothing. These were not hand me down clothes or inexpensive clothes, but name brand items I spent … Continue reading What I Wear
One day my I was having a conversation about immigration and the current refugee crisis focusing on how the rhetoric from Donald Trump was exacerbating the situation. Some of us shared our heart and the pain we were feeling for those who were in the middle of it all, being used as political leverage. One … Continue reading Privilege as a Veil.
I was once part part of a military based leadership program that focused on helping young people see their full potential while emphasizing a drug free lifestyle. I do not have any terrible things to say about the program because it served as a key component in helping me become the person I am today; … Continue reading God and Country
It is easy to look out your window after a warm evening under the covers to see a nice white blanket of snow. You might even smile a little because it gives you an opportunity to wear those oh-so-cute gloves you bought recently. But this all happened while you were asleep, in your home with … Continue reading It’s Cold.