Relationships are a Gift

One of the many awesome gifts God has given humanity is the ability to have deep and powerful relationships with one another. What other creatures have the ability to have the sort of deep relationships that we as humans have? Because we have been gifted the ability...

The Wrong Stuff

Every time my family gets ready for vacation I get nervous. My nerves are caused by the thought of figuring out how I am possibly going to fit all of our stuff into the car or into our 50 pound max suitcases for international travel. When I say “our stuff”...

A Much Harder Job

If there is one thing we as Christians are consistantly good at it is pointing out the sins of others. Let’s face it: pointing out the wrongs of others is incredibly easy. It doesn’t require much effort to declare that someone else is wrong and that we are...

A Dry Season

We are (I hope!) coming to the end of dry season in Nicaragua. The final weeks of dry season are akin to living on the surface of the sun while wearing a down jacket. Its hard to imagine it being hotter, and it looks as if nature has outlawed the color green. Have you...

A Lack of Humility

I’m often asked what I think is the greatest challenge facing the Church. People expect me to say worship styles, millennials, politics, or culture, all definite challenges. There is, in my opinion, a commonality underlying those and other challenges: a lack of...