We bailed. The only place to go? Back to her parent’s house. We stayed 2 weeks until the pastor of the church we attended agreed for us to stay in the church basement if Mom would help clean the building. More hours to her week, but it meant safety. She took it. Months and several […]
To really understand my story, you need to know a little of Mom’s. Mom is the second of four kids: two girls, two boys. Her biological mother died of cancer when she was four, her sister was six, her brothers two and newborn. My grandfather, devastated to have the love of his life die and […]
By the age of twenty, my feet had touched the soil of three foreign countries to share the Gospel with lost souls, not even realizing that I was just as lost as every barefoot foreigner I had witnessed to.
My Dad is a carpenter. A handy man. Mr. Fix-it. He really can do anything. If it’s broken, my Dad will figure out how to mend it. When Lindsey and I started planning to convert the home office into Baby Benjamin’s room, one of the first things we mentioned was new flooring. The flooring that […]
Galatians 2:19-21 “What actually took place is this: I tried keeping rules and working my head off to please God, and it didn’t work. So I quit being a “law man” so that I could be God’s man…It is no longer important that I appear righteous before you or have your good opinion, and I […]
I’ve been thinking about this concept a lot lately: Ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Normal folks doing amazing tasks. It’s what God calls us to. No ministry degree required, no special gifts necessary. Here are four ordinary ways to change the world: A burden: Those folks that are on your heart, mind (and prayer list) […]