1 Corinthians 6:19-20 reads “ Or do you not know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you were bought with a price; therefore glorify God in your body”. Continue reading “My Body, the Sanctuary.”
If you’ve ever heard of Don Miller, then you will know that this is the title of his most recently published work. This post however, is not about his book, but rather a small insight on the Gospel of Luke. Heads up, there is some Mean Girls corollary in here, so if you don’t understand, I apologize and encourage you to watch what is clearly the movie of a generation. Continue reading “Scary Close”
“Raise your voice, chase away the ghosts. The pain that haunts a heart, the things we fear the most.” – John Mark McMillan
The short answer is: no. Our society is overrun with ways in which we should be perfect, and today alone I have seen about 15 articles on my Facebook timeline all in the vain of how to have the “best relationship ever”.
Newsflash: that’s not going to happen.
I have always had a not-so-secret crush on boy-bands. It started in the early 90’s with British boyband, Take That…and as a pre-teen, my love jumped across the Atlantic and I fell for Justin Timberlake’s ramen noodle hair and the rest of the guys of NSYNC. Continue reading “Is it okay to be Jealous?”
Last week as I was driving back to DC from Winchester, I listened to a sermon from a church, Renovatus, that I tune into every week. The sermon was about “Broken Hallelujah’s” and reflected on the story of King David.
Two deaths. Two friends. Two weeks apart.
Is this what the wilderness feels like?
This Wednesday, I had the opportunity to preach at Shenandoah University as a requirement not only for class, but for my internship. The following video is my sermon, and the text is my manuscript.
It’s never easy, for me, to preach. Anxiety kicks in. I get sweaty palms. I’d much rather do anything else than preach. But then, when I’m in that moment, I can feel God’s presence around me and it all fades away.
The beginning of Hebrews 12 is about the “Cloud of Witnesses” that surrounds the Judeo-Christians in the time following Christ. Continue reading “A Great Cloud of Witnesses”
I’ve been searching low and high to find simplicity.