Something pretty cool happened in my life yesterday. To provide some context as how exciting it was, let’s go back a ways. Prior to starting CrossFit, I did my own weightlifting routines in the gym. I had been familiar with CrossFit for a while and was aware of some of the movements they emphasized. One […]

In this life, we will encounter temptation. 1 John 2:16 says, “For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.” The good news? We have victory over these temptations through Jesus! Jesus set the perfect example for […]

Jesus came into the world as the long-awaited Messiah, a title which means “anointed one.” Although, He wasn’t quite what people expected. The Jews were awaiting a king, from David’s family tree, who would free them from Rome’s tyranny. Many expected a warrior king who would be a military leader, but that’s not what Jesus […]

Have you ever felt overlooked or forgotten? Perhaps it seems like God is distant and doesn’t hear your countless prayers. Maybe it feels like nobody knows how you feel, or like the world is against you, and when people mention God, you can’t help but wonder if He really has a plan. Sometimes in life, […]

Great news! I’ve added a new feature to my blog (drumroll please): BOOK REVIEWS! As my first victim—I mean guest—I’ve chosen Just Let Go, by Courtney Walsh. Several months ago, I decided I’d like to read more inspirational romance novels in order to support other Christian authors and be more knowledgeable about that genre. That’s […]

When going through belongings from my childhood bedroom, I found among them something very special. It was a speech I had written and presented at my end-of-season track & field banquet as a senior in high school. This speech, written as a poem, depicts memories of my time on the team and offers some advice […]

Don’t lose hope. The world will try to tell you that miracles are impossible. It will try to force you to conform to its limitations and forget who you’re created to be. It will lie to you, and tell you that wealth, fame, promotions–that next big thing–will satisfy the longing in your heart. It will […]