Spiritual Life

The Case for the Wilderness

We should be careful not to ask God to take us out of somewhere He has led us into for His purposes. The wilderness seasons of life can cause us to feel alone and overlooked. These are not times when God had forgotten us but are when He has isolated from other things so we can focus on him.

Spiritual Life

The Case for Uncommon Leadership

Wannabe Leadership Do you ever notice how the more people “try” to be unique or different from the group, the more they look like everyone else doing the same thing? When I was in High School, we called that person a “wannabe” or a “try-hard.” They were trying so hard to stand out they end up standing out in the…

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Authentic Christianity, Spiritual Life

Where the Dirt and Divine Collide

The heart is where the dirt and divine collide in mystery and splendor. It is often that most tangible way we can sense the spiritual while still confined to the realm of the natural. Even so, the heart sometimes gets a bad rap. The messiness of the human heart has led many to believe pursuing its inmost desires is wrong.

I have wrestled with these thoughts for a long time and have come to this conclusion. Your heart is not evil. Following your heart is not only a good thing; it is how God guides us through life.

Here is my case for following your heart.