How to Love

4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It alwaysContinue reading “How to Love”

Lost Grace

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 Grace is a concept most Church goers are very familiar with. It’s a very common word to throw around in Christian conversation.Continue reading “Lost Grace”

Kingdom Perspective

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is yourContinue reading “Kingdom Perspective”

Children of God

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.1st John 3:1 The greek word that is translated as ‘love’ in 1st John 3:1 is theContinue reading “Children of God”


Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. 2nd Corinthians 3:17-18 In Exodus 39, when Moses wasContinue reading “Freedom”

Seeking Jesus on this Tiny Planet

This past week as I was flying from Atlanta to Detroit, I looked outside my window and saw buildings and other human ideas 30,000 feet below me. As the plane flew over thousands upon thousands of homes, skyscrapers and people, I had a perspective of humanity I had never seen before. Looking down from 30,000Continue reading “Seeking Jesus on this Tiny Planet”

Connecting with Our Students in a Messed-Up World

I am a Millennial. I grew up in a time of rapid change. When I was a younger the cellphone companies were fighting to have the smallest phone possible. In middle school if you had the ‘Razr’ phone you were really cool. Now, if you ask a student if they know what a ‘Razr’ flip-phoneContinue reading “Connecting with Our Students in a Messed-Up World”

How Christmas Exposes My Greedy Heart

The Christmas season has become tough for me. There are so many great things about this season, but for me, the tough part is all of the great deals. I want to be generous and give my whole family and their friends presents, but I’ve found that there is a fine line between being generous andContinue reading “How Christmas Exposes My Greedy Heart”

To Bring Change, We Have To Live Changed

‘Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.’ Proverbs 16:3 NIV ‘‘Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law.’ Proverbs 29:18 NASB ‘And the LORD answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who readsContinue reading “To Bring Change, We Have To Live Changed”