GARBAGE TO GLORY

"What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but which is … Continue reading GARBAGE TO GLORY

LESS FEAR. MORE CONFIDENCE.

Have you ever gone through your normal day, your normal routine, and realize that somewhere along the way you lost your confidence? It could've been the demeaning talk of a boss, a coworker talking behind your back, someone forgetting what you said, or someone getting irritated at you because they are having a bad day. … Continue reading LESS FEAR. MORE CONFIDENCE.

FIND YOUR FULFILLMENT

"Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love … Continue reading FIND YOUR FULFILLMENT

WISDOM IN THE WILDERNESS

The past couple weeks, My girlfriend and I have been in a state of recovery. At the beginning of Johnson's fall break, we both had our wisdom teeth taken out (I know... goals). After the procedure, we were both in pain. I had never been in surgery before so I learned that I don't get … Continue reading WISDOM IN THE WILDERNESS

PRAY WITH ME

In the past couple months, we have seen the horrible impact that fires, hurricanes, and humans can have on the land we all love. Headline after headline, there are people who have lost so much. As a consumer of this knowledge, I can get into the habit of thinking that these issues are so distant … Continue reading PRAY WITH ME

A LETTER TO YOU FROM THE CHURCH

Dear Beloved Child of God, I know what it is like to struggle. Ever since the moment I was born, people tried to kill me, stop me, or hurt me. There wasn't a waking moment that was easier than the last. Yet, in that struggle something happened. Something magical and radical. In the midst of … Continue reading A LETTER TO YOU FROM THE CHURCH

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU DORITOS, START A FIRE

Over this past weekend, a couple friends and I went camping on Max Patch. Everything was grand except for two things. First, the hike up to Max Patch. If you don't know, Max Patch stands at 4,600 ft. tall. Although the car helped us up 3,280 of those feet, we had about 1,320 ft. left … Continue reading WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU DORITOS, START A FIRE