Disconnected…and it Don’t Feel So Good

When it comes to prayer and faith, there is a difference between being shocked and being amazed at the blessings of God. Being shocked at God reveals our doubt. It illustrates a disconnect between our prayers and ability to believe that whatever we ask for in prayer, God will hear us. And so like the … Continue reading Disconnected…and it Don’t Feel So Good

Reclaiming the Church

One of the most wonderful things that I learned and came to really understand while working for Bread for the World was the importance of backing my faith up with my actions. My belief and trust in Jesus should work itself out in my behavior and not just in church attendance, reading the Bible and … Continue reading Reclaiming the Church

Making Sense of God When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

How would your life be transformed if… …the answers to your questions about faith, God and life no longer made sense, you discovered that happiness and success were not guaranteed, you struggled to make sense of the hurt, pain and disappointment you ever encountered? Would you... …give up, become apathetic, keep dancing? As for me, … Continue reading Making Sense of God When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

Slowing Down

In an age where everything moves so fast, it is becoming increasingly difficult to slow down and find time to sit, reflect, and be still with God. I, myself, find the need to constantly check my email, facebook, my blog stats, and so many other online stats that even when I am in the position … Continue reading Slowing Down

Why I Am Thankful

On April 5, only two weeks ago, I started working for a really cool nonprofit in the Twin Cities. And I thank God because two weeks prior to this I was laid off from my job of two years. Its funny, ironic even, how the Lord decides to work in our lives sometimes. I really … Continue reading Why I Am Thankful

Reclaiming Very Goodness

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light. God saw that the light was … Continue reading Reclaiming Very Goodness