Tag: Love


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May 2017
Choosing To Love Where You Are

Last Monday I was sitting at a Starbucks waiting for a friend to arrive to talk about church planting initiatives. To pass the time, I started to scroll through Instagram to see all the adventures my friends were having. It wasn’t even thirty seconds into liking photos I began to feel a bit restless. Why wasn’t I touring Scotland or on a mission trip whitewater rafting in Colorado? Maybe I should grab my family, pack up my bags and go feed children in Burundi, Africa? Guilt ran through my blood faster than......

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The Joy of Suffering
March 10, 2017

The Joy of Suffering

Every person goes through suffering. Maybe you aren’t suffering now but I’m sure you have and, if not, you will. If you’re wrestling with the tension of what to do today consider this: What if struggle and...


Life Inside a Story
September 25, 2016

Life Inside a Story

One of my family’s favorite shows right now is NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior.” It’s a sports entertainment competition spin-off of the Japanese television series “Sasuke.” If you tune in to watch the show, you’ll see...


The Lost Art of Staying Put
August 02, 2016

The Lost Art of Staying Put

A few days back I was sitting at a local coffeehouse with a few friends talking about the weekend. As conversation took place I couldn’t help but notice a small group of people sitting around...


Turning Toward Jesus Together
July 23, 2016

Turning Toward Jesus Together

Authored by Jeremy Penn Whenever the church gathers in my home we always begin the gathering with a shared meal. Around the table we are recentered around the presence of Christ, and the gathered are...


Forming Spiritual Families
July 22, 2016

Forming Spiritual Families

What would it look like if you built a church without walls? Would there be music? Would people even show up? This past weekend two home churches decided to test these questions and took over...


To The Fatherless
June 19, 2016

To The Fatherless

The couldn’t happen went and happened. The sun’s upswing is still the same but the air you breathe seems different. Your story has a chapter you hunger to have rewritten; and yet, you’re not the author....


Prayer > Taylor Swift
May 26, 2016

Prayer > Taylor Swift

It happens. You started out with good intentions, right? But now it’s just “meh”. You find yourself saying things like, “I’ll pray for you!” when your friend shares what they’re going through but you don’t...


I Found Heaven by Mia Cozart
May 25, 2016

I Found Heaven by Mia Cozart

I found heaven It’s right around the corner Where we gather every Monday night It’s in the midst of my humility Where I feel someone else’s burdens It’s in the joy on reunited faces Where nobody feels...


May 15, 2016

A Penitent Posture

Have you been judged, criticized, labeled, treated like a nobody? You’re not alone and you’ve not been left alone! Jesus was arrested, tried, sentenced scourged and crucified. The chief priests, scribes, and elders of the...


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