Inspirational

Proud To Be A Prisoner

For obvious reasons, the idea of having freedom is not ordinarily associated with being a prisoner. They stir up feelings that are polar opposites.

Burn the Ships

Loving people like Jesus loves us is not a light command. Loving people like Jesus loves us demands that we “burn the ships.”

A New American Identity: Part 1

After Juny’s ceremony, Holy Spirit presented the perfect comparison. There was the expectation for her to hold up the U.S. Constitution. But how ridiculous would it be if she spent the rest of her life carrying around her old green card? 

What a Ride

Then you reach the top. The car tilts, getting ready to plummet down the track. You know it is going to happen fast. It’s going to go one way or the other.

Our Nation—The Gift That Keeps On Giving

We are a country founded on liberties and certain inalienable rights, including the pursuit of happiness. These foundational principles derive from God Himself and His perfect word—the Holy Bible.

Not So Glamorous Summer

We aren’t doing much this summer, not compared to everyone else. I sit and scroll through endless social media posts of people and families enjoying their vacations and I feel like the most boring person ever.

Sing A New Song

Yet, a new dawn is not born without the Sun.
And if the mind survives, the battle is won.
Hence, think thou not on all that be wrong.
Let loose your lips and sing a new song.

How Are You Doing?

Our receptionist asked him the general greeting question, “How are you today?” He laughed and replied, “It’s too early to tell.”

Well Worth It

I must admit that I have a recurring tendency to picture God looking down on me with disappointment as if I’ve failed Him one too many times to be a kid He could ever be proud of.

#BodGoals: A Social Media Hot Take

I realized that I was being consumed by social media and what I was seeing to an unhealthy level. What I was seeing on social media was consuming my every thought.

I’m Just a Kid

To parent my kids well, I’m going to have to be okay with the fact that I’m just a kid, too. I don’t know everything, I can’t see the future, and I can’t possibly control what kind of adults they’ll be.

From Dish-Rags to Riches

As I scrubbed each dish, I was reminded that God never gives up on the grit. He uses as much time as He needs in our lives to set us right again.

A Better Graduation Speech

If given the chance, I would’ve run on stage, halted the processional music, and read to them a better graduation speech.

How to Become a Fruit-Bearer

By focusing only on the negative, I became bitter with my work. But when I was able to see the privilege, the opportunity to serve my fellow man, I was able to find fulfillment in my healthcare calling.

The Omnipresence of God

Right at this very moment, God is with me; He is close to you; He is next to everyone and everything else in the entire universe.

He Matters, Too

On this Father’s Day, I want to give a special shout out to all the dads in the waiting. I just want to remind you that God sees you.

Sitting With Sinners

If you think you can’t be used because of your sin or issues, just remember that Jesus chose to dine with sinners far more often than with those who thought they were righteous.

The Infinitude of God

If the accuracy of the definition of ‘infinity’ is to be considered, it must be inarguable that there is actually nothing and no one in the universe that is infinite — nothing and no one except God.

Experiencing God In Another Language

“Tu está aquí.” Three simple Spanish words meaning “You are here.” They became the first words in a foreign language that I connected to God with. It turns out God can also be “Dios.”