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an overwhelming rest

Who knew that the way to get overwhelmed is to rest?That probably sounds backwards. But it is the truth.I spend a lot of time complaining about my relationship with God. It is a big part of us. If he was anything less than perfect, he may complain about me too! What I have slowly (very… Continue reading an overwhelming rest

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underwhelmed by the overwhelming

I really don’t even know how to produce this blog post. It is not filled with anger towards God or thankfulness towards grace. If anything, I am feeling very indifferent right now.I am underwhelmed by the Gospel.Am I even allowed to say that as a Christian? That the goodest good of all goods is not… Continue reading underwhelmed by the overwhelming

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marriage.

Recently, my views on marriage have been confronted. Don’t worry ladies and gents, I’m still on the market. But my opinion on this “long-term commitment” has definitely been tested. So in my quiet time this morning (super-Christian over here!) I made a feeble attempt to figure out what the point of marriage is.Growing up as… Continue reading marriage.

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#thestruggle

I probably shouldn’t speak for everyone in saying this, but I feel like most of us have that one sin that is harder to turn from than others. Maybe you have several, or maybe you are perfect and have none. You go, Glen CoCo.If you’ve ever spent a week or two feeling like you’ve been… Continue reading #thestruggle

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how to be normal

I have noticed a weird pattern among Christians. A pattern that is causing so much distress among believers and maybe even some kind of prejudice among one another.We all want to be normal.When I became a Christian, I felt freedom. I realized that I had a God who loved me unconditionally. I was overwhelmed by… Continue reading how to be normal

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play ball!

If you’ve got two strikes in baseball, you’re on your toes. You don’t know what’s going to happen; you just don’t want to get out. And if the pitcher has been striking people out left and right, you’re probably terrified. There’s a lot riding on this one pitch. Maybe some college scouts are watching, or… Continue reading play ball!

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It’s a twerkfest out there!

Thousands of fan girls across the world are now weeping over Liam Hemsworth's poor choice of a fiancé. "Why?! Why her? She's awful! Trashy! Disgusting!" I don't have cable so I missed whatever show Miley Cyrus put on at the VMAs. But I read enough tweets to know that it was not well received. So why Liam,… Continue reading It’s a twerkfest out there!