One huge honor I’ve had this past year is the opportunity to write a couple pieces for our church, The Gateway Church. They launched a monthly e-zine, and I have had the privilege of helping tell stories of how our local community…

One of the most-viewed pages on the blog recently has been the BOOK page.  I am encouraged by this, because I hope to ship a book in the next couple months that will challenge how you think about yourself, your…

This year I began to ask some questions on the blog, not necessarily driven by an agenda or in order to passive-agressively make a point, but to simply start a conversation. I desire to see the Church beginning and sustaining meaningful conversations about both the how…

Sam Duregger and I had a conversation a few months back that won’t leave me alone. While discussing the need for developing a platform in order to be heard, we began to question aloud the standards by which we measure…

A Mexican Christmas and a 2010 Recap

I will be unplugged for the next week thanks to my in-laws generously giving us a trip to Mexico for our family Christmas present! I had been thinking about the annual best-of posts for the past few days, so I thought this…