Sometimes I think complaining is my love language. If something is not going the way I want it to, it’s not difficult for me to point it out. In times of hardship, in times of pain, annoyance, stress, or even just exhaustion, it is really easy to take a posture of criticism, cynicism, and complaining. […]Read more "Stop Whining"
I don’t like when people tell me what to do… Maybe it’s just me, but when someone gives me an order, a command, tells me I have to do something, my heart just pushes against it. There’s probably some sinful pride in my own heart there, but I don’t think it’s crazy or outlandish to say […]Read more "Obedience 101"
The God Who Speaks God’s people are Bible people. The truthfulness and authority of God’s word is rooted in the fact that it comes from God. The God that created all things has authority over all things, and He has not remained silent. The God of the universe did not leave us to figure stuff […]Read more "God’s Word Gathering Dust"
Everyone’s life is directed toward something. Everyone looks for life and purpose somewhere. Some find it in work, by accomplishing their goals and achieving what they believe will make them successful. Some people find it in relationships, in feeling wanted or getting approval from whoever will give it to them. Some look to things, or money, […]Read more "Glory"
I haven’t posted in a while. Sorry about that haha! The past four months I have been preparing and fundraising to step into a new season of full time ministry, and it has been crazy. Praise God I’m getting to the other side of it and now able to look back at what God has […]Read more "Out of Control"
Monday begins my final week of undergrad at the University of Texas. The past four years have been like a ride on one of those rickety wooden rollercoasters: fast, fun, full of ups and downs, a little jerky and painful, but at the end of it all an enjoyable ride. As I reflect on the […]Read more "Thoughts in my Last Week of College"
Humility is hard. I couldn’t think of a more catchy or story-based way to start this one, sorry. Either way, the statement stands true: Humility is hard. If you read that and think to yourself, “No it’s not, I’m great at humility.” You probably don’t have a good grasp on humility, or irony. I think […]Read more "The Christological Model of Humility"