Found Together

CBC had an idea for a Great Canadian Sing Along where Canadians would pick one inspirational song and then people from all over the country would send in videos from home of themselves singing the song. The song Canadians picked was very telling. It was “Lost...

Rogue Wave

Colleen and I had rented a small box of a car and were tooling around Puerto Rico for a week. We were having a great time and everything thus far had gone according to our lack of a plan. It was our last full day on the island, and we were on the rugged north shore,...
Magnify: a virus-free devotional

Magnify: a virus-free devotional

” O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.” -Psalm 34:3 ” My soul magnifies the Lord…” -Mary, Luke 1:46 If you ever had a magnifying glass as a kid, you know this truth: whatever we magnify seems to get closer and...

Jesus is King

There has been much talk in the last few years of our culture being post-modern and even post-Christian. In response to this secularizing trend, many Christians have backed off of witnessing to their faith in Jesus, hiding behind slogans like: “Preach the...

The Torn Curtain

  Good Friday is upon us. As some have already noted, it came early to Notre Dame Cathedral. Since the fire on Monday over 600M euros have been pledged to rebuild the iconic structure. This great outpouring of support was initially hailed by the masses on social...

Protein Your Theology

Jesus said to them ” My meat is to do the will of the one who sent me, and to finish his work.” -Matthew 4:34 When Paul calls out some Christians in Hebrews for still needing spiritual milk when they should be into meatier matters of faith, most of us...

Blood In Blood Out

  Recently I had a team of students on mission in Central America. We were working in a country known for lot of gang influence and activity. On one particular day we were supposed to go to a prison, but were held up by government red tape and arrived about 2hrs later...

Antifragile Faith

“Some things benefit from shocks. They thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors. Depriving complex systems of volatility, randomness, and stressors will harm them. They will weaken, die, or blow up.” -Antifragile,...

Best Christmas Card Ever

Once a month on a Tuesday night I take Kingswood students to prison to do a chapel service and minister to the inmates. Last year my students lead one of the largest, scariest prisoners to Christ. I cannot tell you his name, but I can describe him. He is a former...