June 8th is Best Friends Day. This isn’t to be confused with Friendship Day — which is a different (and apparently much debated) day. I shared 5 semi-wise lessons for adult friendship earlier this week and I’m going to continue on the friendship line again today. Only this time it’ll be with a Jesus twist. … More Come Along Joshua
Life has been a crazy ride the last few months. It’s finally settling into something that looks “normal” and all I can say is “whew!” It’s not been a bad ride, just busy. After almost ten years, we stepped down from church leadership. We moved out of the four bedroom house supplied by the church … More 3 Ways to Wait Better
Although she’s still mainstream, I feel fewer people are talking about Marie Kondo right now. Maybe it’s because New Year’s Resolutions have fallen pretty far to the wayside or maybe it’s because everyone’s already watched her new Netflix series. Still, so many people seem to be all heart eye emoji about her methods. Well, I … More A Sorta Grief & Contentment
When Jesus came into Peter’s house, he saw Peter’s mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever. Matthew 8: 14 When I originally wrote this post, I was preparing to go to Nashville, TN. Being married to a youth pastor, I get the extreme pleasure of being able to witness God transforming a teenager’s life as … More Distraction? Spiritual Warfare? or Life?
The book of Daniel always fascinates me. I enjoy Daniel’s writing style, the stories he shares, and even the emotion he conveys. He tells many stories and shares many prophetic visions that are encouraging and awe-inspiring. However, one of the things I love most about Daniel is his humble boldness. The book of Daniel begins … More A Humble Boldness
In the book of Ezekiel, God tells Ezekiel that he’s not being sent to a people of a foreign tongue. Ezekiel is being sent to his own people. God tells him that if He had sent him to a foreign land, the people would listen to him. Ezekiel is obedient and, even with a warning, … More Unmet Expectations
Teaching English as a second language isn’t always the easiest task in the world. I don’t often think about the differences between the words “will” and “going to.” For example, in the sentence — I _____________ be 35 in February. Do you make that “I will be 25 in February” or “I am going to … More Sound vs. Noise