Category: fully alive

Advent: 4 Ways to Become a Better Man & Father this Season.

Happy New Year! In the Church, Advent commences the Christian New Year. Advent is the season that most retailers miss between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Advent is a preparation in anticipation for the coming of Jesus. Most people focus on Jesus coming during Christmas, but…

Awe, Wonder & Fear: Vacuuming at our Home.

The vacuum cleaner starts and Claire goes on alert. Claire stands by watching to see where I am going to go next. There is healthy mix of fear, excitement, and wonder as the vacuum zooms by. As I pass Claire retreats with a concerned…

Fragile

Recently at my church a young pregnant woman passed away. I won’t say how or names in order to keep their personal information private. I did not know this woman or her family, but they are a part of my faith family so it…

Fully Alive: Part II – Waking the Dead

So complacency has led us to not live our lives to the full. Complacency has in many ways stolen our ability to see what this fullness even looks like.  Worse of all, complacency has stolen our heart—the one thing we need to be fully…

Fully Alive: Part I

There are so many things to fear in this world: death, being mugged, losing a loved one, loss of financial stability, cancer…the list goes on. I fear never becoming the man God has called me to be. There is something incredibly frightening at the…