What is the opposite of faith? It’s doubt, right? Wrong. The opposite of faith is worry, a preoccupation with future events that may or may not occur.
Growing up, I loved Christmas season. Lights. Gifts. Family. No school. It was the most wonderful time of the year. Somewhere along the way, however, something changed. The holidays became a burden. Reds and greens draped everywhere, but I saw … Continued
What do you want from life? I’ve asked myself this question at least a hundred times. I bet you’ve asked it a time or two. Maybe you want a family, an intimate relationship with your spouse, a job that connects … Continued
We live in a culture of lack. The signs are everywhere. “You’re not enough. You could do more. Something’s wrong with you.” For me, these signs are more like voices, loud, consistent, authoritative voices. In the morning, the voices whisper, “You … Continued
This morning, while crawling through morning traffic, I decided to put myself through an experiment. Commutes are usually reserved for podcasts, but today I opted for the news. I gave myself only one rule: regardless how uncomfortable, I would listen … Continued
I learned at a young age that church attendance was a moral issue. If you missed Sunday morning for any reason, you weren’t that serious about God. Miss two Sundays in a row, you were lost, the eternal kind. This … Continued
Emotional health and spiritual maturity cannot be separated. It is impossible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature. -Peter Scazzero Three years ago, I resigned from full-time ministry. Wallowing in a sea of questions – about God and how … Continued
So, you’re in a spiritual rut. Your inspiration’s gone. And you’re not sure why. Just last week, you were rolling, investing in your marriage, being intentional with your kids, living with passion and purpose in your work. But right now, … Continued