On Being Useful

628{icon} {views}What’s the purpose? It feels worthless. So unwanted, like I’ve lost of my value. I can’t find it, not in the least bit and I’m just scared, so scared that I’ll fail You. And sometimes I think that I’m not any good at all and sometimes I wonder why, why I’m even here at… Continue Reading

The One Five Years Later

481{icon} {views}It’s not often that a person has an experience that profoundly changes who they are and how they view the world but when those moments happen they leave a lasting impression. 5 years ago, around this time of the year, I came home from just such an experience. I had left the country to… Continue Reading

Top 007 Baseball Movies

614{icon} {views}There are many things that are great about spring. The flowers blooming, the morning dew and evening rain and, for sports fans like me, the return of our national pastime. Over the years Hollywood has had various takes on the game that has filled the summers for many children of all ages. Here’s my… Continue Reading

The One Starting 2018

793{icon} {views}It happens every year, to everyone, almost as if it’s a right of passage. The calendar changes and we make a promise to ourselves that things are going to be different. We look at our lives and find the things that we believe need to change in order make our lives better over the… Continue Reading

When Words Aren’t Enough

884{icon} {views}I joined Facebook about a year or so after I had graduated from college. At that time it had just opened up to the public and was continuing to grow at a blistering pace. I was excited to join this new form of social media because it would allow me to keep up with… Continue Reading

The One Celebrating America

882{icon} {views}In 1776 a group of New World colonies decided that they had had enough. Since their founding the American states had been subject to the British Empire but they had decided that they were through. Through taking orders. Through being taken advantage of. Through being treated as if they were less than human. They… Continue Reading

An Open Letter to the American Church

1.1k{icon} {views}Church family: This last year has been a long one. I’ll admit that election years are never easy for the church but it seems like, in many ways, this has been one of the hardest that I can remember in recent history. Many of us, myself included, found neither candidate particularly appealing and some… Continue Reading

The First One

1.3k{icon} {views}At this time 4 years ago I was just beginning my seventh month with Adventures In Missions on the World Race. I was in Malaysia celebrating what God had already done on the first part of the Race and eagerly anticipating what he would do on the second part. Part of my journey during… Continue Reading