Go Ahead and Light the Candles

Go Ahead and Light the Candles

The post was originally published in the January 2021 issue of LifeWay’s HomeLife Magazine. I’m honored to be included in the print publication, and grateful for the opportunity to share the words with you here as well. As a new year begins and we say goodbye to all...
Chaos Doesn’t Get the Final Say

Chaos Doesn’t Get the Final Say

With a smile on my face and tears in my eyes, I read the final line in Scripture and sighed as the sermon concluded. It’s a bit of a running joke within my small group: for whatever reason, God has wanted me in the book of Revelation. A year and a half ago, with the...
Where Were You, God?

Where Were You, God?

I’ve been asking God where He is. On Sunday, my church family sang these words: I am chosen, not forsaken. I am who You say I am. You are for me, not against me. I am who You say I am. I hung my head and raised my hands and wondered if faith sometimes looks like...