Daily, I hear the phrase, “I just want to do what makes me happy.” I’ve even found myself thinking, “If I could just [insert something materialistic or physical], my life would be so much better.” From our social media reputations to the success we find in our careers, every one of us seems to be … Continue reading You Are His Poetry
“On a scale of 1-10, how strong is your desire to live, today?” “How bad is it, really?” I asked to myself, as I marked the electronic questionnaire. I returned the iPad to the receptionist, smiling at her with my usual warmth, and sat back down. My body rejected the comfort of the dimly lit, … Continue reading In The Presence of My Enemies
Same seat. Same time. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I’d sit in a gymnasium full of 13,000 college students. We’d worship together, open up the Word, hear from an enlightening speaker. I cherish these moments, always listening with the belief that every word could change my life if I let it. Though, one occasion was … Continue reading So…Ministry?