Heart to Heart

You’re gonna be ok

A message from a friend: I am hurting today. A phone call: I am tired... I don't know how much longer I can do this. A social media post that silently screams, Someone, anyone, please love me. It's all around, and truth be told, we are all hurting in some way. Peace, my friend. He… Continue reading You’re gonna be ok

Heart to Heart · Worship and Christian Living

If We’re Honest

The faithful among us… the strong, the stout-hearted – how I admire and envy their stolidity, their strength, their unwavering belief in the face of the worst situations, the most devastating diagnoses, the most painful abandonments. You know somebody like this, I’m sure – someone who, no matter what happens, their immediate response is, “Yes,… Continue reading If We’re Honest

Heart to Heart · Uncategorized

When Your Heart is Weary, But You Still Have to Forgive

I could see the tears welling up in her eyes as I scolded her: “How many times have I told you not to do that?? We go through this every day! Over and over, I ask you not to do this, yet the behavior continues, and you get in trouble, every time! When are you… Continue reading When Your Heart is Weary, But You Still Have to Forgive

Worship and Christian Living

Worship: This is Not a Stage – It’s a Battleground

There is much debate these days as to what style of worship is "best," about staying away from entertainment and trying to be more authentic, about steering away from trying to please the masses, and more toward simply trying to please the heart of God. While all of this is good and necessary debate, there… Continue reading Worship: This is Not a Stage – It’s a Battleground