Current Events · Daily Living · Relationship

If Everything is Extreme, Then Nothing is Extreme

Do you ever get extremely annoyed by the extremes to which extremists overuse the word “extreme”? In our current cultural rhetoric, it seems like any time something happens that the other side doesn’t like, it’s blamed on “the extreme right” or “the extreme left.” Do the extreme right and extreme left exist? Yes, unfortunately they… Continue reading If Everything is Extreme, Then Nothing is Extreme

Dating · Poetry · Singleness · Whispers of Faith

A Prayer for Those Hoping for Love

In a season of hoping in my life, I wrote the following prayer.  And if you are in a season of hoping right now—praying—longing—wondering—I pray these words would encourage your heart and help you center your hoping in Christ himself. He hears all our prayers. His sovereign love and grace are guiding our lives. We… Continue reading A Prayer for Those Hoping for Love

Daily Living · Faithfulness · Singleness · Whispers of Faith

He is Sovereign in the Delays

There I sat, sipping cinnamon-laced foam by myself at the coffee shop, tracing the grooves in the wooden table, gazing out the windows at cloudy skies—and my first instinct was disappointment at a friend’s unexpected interruption to our plans. But then I sat there with fingers clasped around the warm mug and forced myself to… Continue reading He is Sovereign in the Delays

Children & Parenting · Faithfulness · Family · Men

Men, Thank You for Your Manhood & Fatherhood

To all the men out there—grandfathers, fathers, brothers, sons—who seek every day to be what God has called them to be as men: Thank you. Thank you for doing what has become so challenging in our culture. A culture that mocks masculinity and labels it as “toxic.” A culture that’s trying to erase differences between… Continue reading Men, Thank You for Your Manhood & Fatherhood