Say hello to Trello, a new tool to organize your life and ministry

Think of Trello as note cards on digital steroids. I tend to resist new organizational tools these days, but when I started digging into this one, I was hooked. This could be a game changer for me.

Do you have too many Bibles?

According to the American Bible Society and Barna Group, 88% of American households have Bibles, and the average number of Bibles per household is 4.7!

Tech tip Tuesday: All the cool things you can do with the Apple headphones remote

As an iPhone newbie, I had no idea the Apple headphones remote could be so useful. Here are some cool things you can do without even taking your phone out of your pocket. Talk to Siri Just hold down the center…

3 reasons why you hate going to church (and what to do about it)

You know the feeling. The weekly sense of dread, followed swiftly by a pang of guilt. I hate going to church, you think.

How to Please God
This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Hebrews

A devotional journal through the Letter to the Hebrews. Read Hebrews 13 Chapter 13 must have been especially powerful to the Hebrews, since the author reiterates that it is the sacrifices of praise and thanksgiving (offered in faith) that are…

3 reasons you should run a Tough Mudder (or any obstacle race)

When I started on my fitness journey less than 2 years ago, I could barely run three miles. I couldn’t do a single pull-up and was embarrassed to set foot in a weight room because I was so intimidated. Well,…

The one reason you shouldn't give up when things get tough
This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Hebrews

A devotional journal through the Letter to the Hebrews. Read Hebrews 12 You may be tired, worn out, discouraged, and in pain. But you can’t give up. Not now. You’ve come too far, and too much is at stake. Like…

3 reasons why I love my Chromebook and think it's a near-perfect writing machine

You’ve probably heard of Google’s low-end laptop line that essentially just runs their Chrome browser–the Chromebook. Critics are quick to point out the device’s limitations for multi-media creation, but rarely stop hating long enough to acknowledge the absolutely massive advantages…

Why do we need the means of grace?

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John bore witness about him, and cried out, “This was he…

4 life-changing lessons I learned about spiritual leadership while being a follower.

Four years ago I finished my graduate degree and had been working part-time as a worship leader for nearly three years. I was certain the best way I could serve God was in vocational, full-time ministry. For various (and probably…