I remember at family Thanksgiving gatherings growing up, my Grandma liked to have everyone share something they are thankful for before we all ate. At times, these moments seemed awkward, uncomfortable or maybe even forced. But, as we went around the room and all shared something, you could tell that it was good for theContinue reading “Striving for Thankfulness”
Life gets so busy, doesn’t it? On Sunday evenings, I’m sure that all of us, or most of us at least, take a deep breath and brace ourselves for Monday morning and the week ahead. Once Monday morning starts, the week seems to hit us without warning! We all need to retreat, refresh and rest,Continue reading “Find Your Spot”
Recently, I was traveling on an airplane and was given a window seat, which is always my seat option of choice, because I can glance out the window at an amazing view. This bird’s eye view of the world from an airplane window got me thinking, I couldn’t help but to look out the windowContinue reading “Perspective From the Sky”
Marriage. What comes to mind when you hear this word? For me, I think of one of the greatest joys, but also one of the greatest challenges. If we look to God’s design for marriage, we will experience it joyfully, even through the challenges. My wife Emily and I have been married a year andContinue reading “Four Lessons I’ve Learned as a Newlywed”
For my birthday this year, my wife gave me the book Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines. I’m naturally not a huge reader, but I am trying to get into the habit of always having a book on my hands to read. This was a different kind of book for me to read. Being in ministry, IContinue reading “Six Things I Learned From Reading Capital Gaines“
Vintage Church Sunday Morning Worship Gathering We all struggle with fear. In this sermon, I preach on what it looks like to choose faith over fear, from Psalm 91.
Why did I write a blog on social media? Well, maybe the better question is, why not? Social media has become, and is quickly becoming more and more, something at everyone’s fingertips. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and the list goes on and on. I enjoy having social media, and I enjoy being able to seeContinue reading “#SocialMediaStruggles”
In my daily life, I am easily distracted, pulled away and brought deep down away from where God wants me. I get caught up in the distractions and traps of people pleasing, my desires, comparison and other things that appear to be satisfying to me. It doesn’t take much to bring me down to theseContinue reading “Bring Me Back- An Easter Blog”
Vintage Church staff chapel teaching time. What is the true foundation to a Sabbath? In this video, I teach on what it looks like to delight in God through Sabbath from Psalm 1.
We often associate missions and outreach as a separate area of our Christian lives and not something that is holistic and all-encompassing. We think to ourselves that we will go on mission if the church announces a mission trip somewhere, or even more, we will do outreach in our community if the church puts anContinue reading “GO”