Digital-Age Discipleship
My Top 3 Leadership Struggles

I consider it an honor to lead in multiple areas of Christian ministry. From my university ministry day job to working on staff at my local church, leading is part of what I do and who I am. I sometimes…

Freedom is more than liberty

I used to buy into the idea that freedom was about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I thought freedom was primarily the ability the make my own choices.

What's the point of spiritual gifts?

In his first letter to the church at Corinth, the Apostle Paul describes what he calls “spiritual gifts.” These charisms are special abilities given in grace to the believer by the Holy Spirit. The gifts that Paul describes enable spiritual growth and help Christians to live out God’s purpose for them in love.

It won't always be pleasant, but I promise it will be worth it.

Alone time with God means you are opening yourself up to a new level of intimacy with him. It won’t always be pleasant, but I promise it will be worth it.

3 ways to think about the Trinity

One paradoxical, yet essential concept has challenged Christians since the beginning. Here are three intriguing ways to think about the Holy Trinity.

Preparing for Pentecost: Are you trying to tame God the Holy Spirit?
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series God the Holy Spirit

“He’s wild, you know. Not like a tame lion.” – C.S. Lewis. Pentecost teaches us we can’t domesticate God. Are you living life with a dangerous God?

5 surprising benefits of taking a digital sabbatical

Trust me, you need to do this if you don’t already. Here are 5 surprising benefits of taking a digital sabbatical for a day for a day or two–or longer.

How and why you should keep a prayer journal

Keeping a prayer journal has been simultaneously one of the most rewarding and one of the most difficult decisions I’ve tried to stick with.  Ultimately it’s been worth it, despite my own inconsistencies. What is a prayer journal? A prayer…

The minimalist bag I use to carry around my Chromebook

As I’ve written before, I love my Acer 11.6″ Chromebook, the ultralight, low-cost, web-powered laptop from Google. One of the advantages of the Chromebook is that I often don’t need an extra bag for it–it’ll fit in my usual backpack…

Are you feeling far from God?

Feeling far from God? You’re not alone. Christians throughout the centuries have struggled with has come to be called “The Dark Night of the Soul.”