Category: holiness

Train

Last year I wrote about my discernment on whether or not to conceal carry. Here is the post if you are interested: Babies, Guns and Jesus. After the experience mentioned in that post I did a lot of thinking, praying and discussing with my…

Let Them See

Snowmaggedon 2016 has come and gone and we have survived. We have shoveled our way out of 20+ inches of snow, which depending where you are in the world may be laughable. Here in the good ole state of Virginia, 5 inches is enough…

Not the Usual

I have never been a big Halloween person. I don’t think its evil, or bad nor do I think that people who celebrate it are crazy. It just has never really spoken to me. My wife is really excited about this being our daughters…

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…

The Skimpy Costume Dilemma

A few days ago I was in a Wal-Mart with my daughter Claire and I saw that they already had Halloween costumes out. There were two high school girls looking at the different outfits and I happened to overhear their conversation. The one girl…