The book of Daniel always fascinates me. I enjoy Daniel’s writing style, the stories he shares, and even the emotion he conveys. He tells many stories and shares many prophetic visions that are encouraging and awe-inspiring. However, one of the things I love most about Daniel is his humble boldness. The book of Daniel begins … More A Humble Boldness
In the book of Ezekiel, God tells Ezekiel that he’s not being sent to a people of a foreign tongue. Ezekiel is being sent to his own people. God tells him that if He had sent him to a foreign land, the people would listen to him. Ezekiel is obedient and, even with a warning, … More Unmet Expectations
Teaching English as a second language isn’t always the easiest task in the world. I don’t often think about the differences between the words “will” and “going to.” For example, in the sentence — I _____________ be 35 in February. Do you make that “I will be 25 in February” or “I am going to … More Sound vs. Noise
I don’t remember the children but I remember the homes. I don’t remember how we served but I remember being told the truth. The smell of rotting hills have long since faded but the shock of knowing that the people I was meeting lived in the city’s garbage dump will probably never leave. No one … More The Aftermath of those Christian Events
Instead of New Year’s Resolutions, many people have switched to a word. You’ve probably seen it — the people who decide on a word to be their focus for the new year. Words like love, inspire, trust, create, and focus are just a few of many, many words that people choose. Some people branch out … More What a Wonderful Word: Kairos
In a social media world, it can be difficult to feel proud of oneself. I know people look proud and happy but statics are showing an alarming rise in the opposite direction. Comparison, self-doubt, and insecurity run rampant through many and I totally understand why. We live in curated and picture perfect world. Even though … More Positive Self-Reflection
Several years ago, I heard a speaker talking about an incident that happened on his blog. He had written a post that was a little less than friendly toward a public figure. The post was not meant to be hurtful or mean — it was just a funny jab at someone else’s expense. Soon, comments … More What’s in a Word?