Varsity You

As a student pastor in a wealthy suburban Kansas City culture, I am never sure how to dress.  In high school, I wore sweat pants, gym shorts and t-shirts.  The culture of rural Iowa and where I am now are very different.  I am 31 and work with teenagers and I want to...

Take your friends to Jesus

So many times in my journey with Jesus I have had a friend that needed to get to Jesus but would not get there on there own.  There have been times that I wanted to get frustrated that they are stuck and seem to just be a victim.  Other times I want freedom for them...

3 Kinds of Friends Part 1

Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future.  Proverbs 13:20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. Proverbs 12:26 The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. 1 Corinthians...

Who is your guide?

I have spent a lot of time recently looking through the different seasons of my life and what contributed to the good seasons and the challenging ones.  Here is what I have learned.  Who I allowed to speak into my life determined the quality and direction of my life....

Super Bowl Vision

It is Super Bowl week.   Every year 32 teams fight for one goal.  Win the Super Bowl!  The General Managers choose coaches. Coaches choose assistant coaches.  Together the draft, trade, and build a team worthy of the Super Bowl.  They are clear in where they are going...