Posts tagged church
I Surrender All (Learning to Breathe Again)

It is so hard to believe that it has been a year since I got a call asking if I would accept a ministry position at a wonderful United Methodist faith community in Huntsville Alabama. A year since I quit a job that was literally killing me, packed my things, and loaded my family up to move to a new place, to start a new job, and to start a new chapter of our life doing the one thing that had almost left us completely broken just a few years prior.

I never thought I would be back in ministry. Hell, if I am being honest I was not even sure I would ever be committed to a local church again.

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Two Flags

The Sun was darkened, the moon turned to blood, and in a flash the Western sky was rent and the earth trembled beneath a voice like that of an archangel.

The king of Kings had returned.

The Lord of Lords.

The long awaited day of the second coming of the Son of God had finally arrived.

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YOUR GOD IS TOO SMALL

I tried.

Really, I did.

In the past few years it has become increasingly hard to not severe myself from evangelicalism altogether. I spent years swallowing questions and telling myself I just did not believe hard enough. I even told myself that my heart was just deceiving me. After all it was you that taught me my heart was deceitful above all else, was it not? 

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