I was recently invited to write for GetConnectDAD's 52 Traits campaign. Its focus is to provide a platform for dads to talk about the traits that we would like to help instill into our children. Below is my guest piece on the topic of being Passionate (or click here to view it on their site). When people hear…Read more Passionate Pursuit
I’ve always been overweight. Always. There has never been a time in my nearly 28 years on this planet when I haven’t been fluffier than my peers or felt paralyzing shame at the thought of having my shirt off. With that history has come an ever shifting attitude; my mindset has ranged from “I’m worthless because…Read more No Shame
Have you ever had a choice set before you that you knew, without a shadow of a doubt, was going to change the rest of your life? Can you look back and think of a moment where you chose a direction to take that completely altered your future? I know I can. I was raised…Read more One Choice
"Hi, I'm an Apple." Almost everyone remembers those "Apple vs PC" commercials from a couple years ago. They featured a cool, hip, young guy as an Apple computer and an uptight, all-business, old guy as the PC. When I made the switch to Apple back in 2007, I thought of myself as that image of…Read more Spiritual Growth: Identity
Tonight I found this note that I had written to myself a while back - it was written as a "pep talk" for those times when I would get discouraged doing ministry/school. I decided that I would post it here in the hopes that it would help someone else as much as it just helped…Read more Why Ministry?