Rest is spiritual.

Rest is spiritual.

In our action-oriented, fast-paced American culture, that statement seems as logical as saying “fried chicken is heart healthy.” It sounds like the kind of thing you tell yourself when you need another reason to procrastinate – a lazy man’s justification for...
God’s Unlikely Cast of Heroes

God’s Unlikely Cast of Heroes

Since my earliest days, my parents have always dragged me to church.  I grew up learning all of the Bible stories, even the Veggie Tales versions of them.  Seriously, it’s hard not to imagine Jonah as an asparagus who jumped off a pirate ship piloted by a cucumber. If...
Are You Attending Too Many Bible Studies?

Are You Attending Too Many Bible Studies?

When Holly and I closed on our house a few months ago, something really strange happened to me. I used to hate lawn work and loved that apartment life had afforded me the opportunity to avoid it. But our house sits on an 8,700 square foot lot, which is huge for the...
This Concept Keeps Convicting Me

This Concept Keeps Convicting Me

Throughout my spiritual journey, there are certain concepts that have dominated my time and attention. When I was in high school, I was always processing the idea of worship. What is it? What is true worship in God’s eyes? How should we approach it? When I got into...