Seeing From Afar Off
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Seeing From Afar Off

 Am I a God at hand, saith the Lord, and not a God afar off? -Jeremiah 23:23 In Genesis 22, Abraham had just been heard the voice of God speak something that made him question every area of his faith. “Sacrifice my son?” I’m sure with tears streaming down his face, he raised his head again...

In the Storm
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In the Storm

If your summers are anything like the ones in North Carolina, you are familiar with the afternoon thunderstorm. I recently was stranded inside of a store, because of a torrential downpour that suddenly appeared, flooding the area with rain over a span of fifteen minutes. Our own personal lives can be exactly like this, and...

Let Go & Let God
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Let Go & Let God

Click, click, click went the sound of the rollar coaster I was on as it neard the peak of the first hill some three hundred feet in the air. This can be a very nerve-wrecking moment for many, those few milliseconds when the car is between ascending and descending the first drop. And then it...

Moving Forward When Grounded
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Moving Forward When Grounded

“Tip-tap” was the sound echoing in my ear as the airline worker tapped on her computer keyboard. I had just finished a 15 day tour in Brazil with my friend Ben Cerullo, and we were tired. The entire team was tired. We had flown nine hours from Sao Paulo into Chicago, only to desparately endure a...

What to Do When Your Faith Shatters
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What to Do When Your Faith Shatters

So many people that I meet and talk to have lost faith. In a time where gas is at an all-time high, the economy is unstable and at an all-time low, families are shaken, and the every day life situations appear to be overwhelming, where is the good? You and I are constantly over saturated...

Stepping Into the Unknown
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Stepping Into the Unknown

Is there a such thing as destiny? Is there such a place where we can flourish and find belonging? And if there is such a place, how do we get there? The Scripture says in Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the thoughts I have towards to, to give you an expected end.” While we know...