Seek the Lord.

"I sought the Lord, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears." - Psalm 34:4 Our society is based on fear. Everywhere we turn in life, we are bombarded with messages of fear. I am reminded of this often in my job. I work in driver growth for Lyft. (Basically, my job … Continue reading Seek the Lord.

“Do you understand what I have done for you?” – Jesus

It's Easter week, which means my heart is about to jump out of my chest. There are so many reasons why Easter is my favorite week of the year. If you know me well, you have heard about the Saturday night Easter invitation I very reluctantly accepted seven years ago. I had been deeply hurt … Continue reading “Do you understand what I have done for you?” – Jesus

What would you be proud to die doing?

"For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain." - Philippians 1:21 Southland Christian Church in Kentucky is in a series right now called Joy Bomb. Pastor Scott Nickell kicked it off a few weeks ago with some real truths about joy and challenged us to be joyfully fierce, like the Apostle … Continue reading What would you be proud to die doing?

My Easter weekend prayer

I know Easter weekend services are already underway at many churches around the world, but I feel compelled to share what my prayer for Easter weekend is. Of course I'm praying for people far from God to experience the kind of hope that only Jesus gives. I'm praying for sound preaching, good worship, dedicated volunteers … Continue reading My Easter weekend prayer

#ChurchNotes: Quitting things

My pastor, Pete Wilson, started a new series at church yesterday. It's called "I Quit." No, it's not about quitting your job. Rather, it's about quitting the business that keeps us from experiencing the things God actually has for us. Why are we so busy? What fills our schedules? I get asked to do a lot. Not … Continue reading #ChurchNotes: Quitting things