Sound vs. Noise

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

What Halloween taught me about Convictions

Halloween is just a few days away. There are cobwebs, skeletons, and other creepy things loaded up on shelves. Costumes hang just a few rows away from the Christmas decorations. Halloween is an odd holiday for church people. The opinions are varying and sometimes very strong. Inevitably, many Christian bloggers write about why a Christian … More What Halloween taught me about Convictions

2 Things God wants you to remember when you’re frustrated

There are moments and places in life that always seem to be close memories. Even as distance grows, the memory feels only a moment away. These are generally the large, life-impacting moments in life — the death of a loved one, the birth of a child, or a once in a lifetime experience. Lately, I’ve … More 2 Things God wants you to remember when you’re frustrated