Creating Your ‘Not-to-do’ List


I love a good to-do list. Few things match the high of checking an item off a list. And checking the last item off the list? Euphoria. I’m the guy who writes something I’ve already completed on the list just so I have the joy of checking it off the list. Basically, to-do lists are […]

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How to Get Over Church Hurt


It’s a sad fact of life, but people can get hurt in church. I wish it wasn’t true, but it is. And what’s worse is the pain we experience in church hurts more because we expect to be safe in church. “Church folks are (mostly) Christian people, right? Shouldn’t they be loving and kind, like […]

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What to do When You’re Mad at God


I’ve heard that frustration can be defined as the gap between your expectations and reality. “I thought X was going to happen, but Y happened, and now I’m frustrated.” But what do we do when the thing that didn’t live up to our expectations is God himself? Have you ever been mad at God? I […]

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Life After Divorce


We live in a broken world full of broken people and broken relationships. It’s a sad fact of life. There’s not one person on earth that hasn’t been affected by divorce. Maybe it was your parents, or your siblings, or your friends, or you. But, the stark reality of divorce has left its mark on […]

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Parenting Advice for Humans


Parenting: It’s not for the faint of heart. For those of you in the thick of raising your kids, you know firsthand the challenges of parenting. It’s a constant tension between being -loving but firm -fun but disciplined -friendly but authoritative…the list goes on. And the challenges constantly change as your kids grow. The issues […]

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