312017Aug
A Fork in the Road: Manipulation or Faith?

A Fork in the Road: Manipulation or Faith?

What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive,…

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292017Aug
Spoil the Ending

Spoil the Ending

This past weekend, I watched a movie trilogy that I had not seen in a long time. As I watched the Matrix, Matrix Reloaded, and Matrix Revolutions, I noticed that I had forgotten many of the scenes in them. I caught myself on the edge of my seat at times, as if I was watching…

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252017Aug
Quietly Hidden

Quietly Hidden

If you had asked me if I liked being in control my response would have quickly been NO! Even my temperament says that I don’t have a desire to control myself or others. I’ve been talking with others and reading some stuff recently that God has used to open my eyes to ways I do…

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82017Aug
Parenting: Trust VS Compliance (Vlog)

Parenting: Trust VS Compliance (Vlog)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. This video is in response to a recent blog post: “Parental Regret: Seeking a Compliant Child“. We sit down with our son, Michael, and discuss how our relationship with him took a dark turn when we made it more about fear, control,…

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82017Aug
Parental Regret: Seeking a Compliant Child

Parental Regret: Seeking a Compliant Child

Melissa and I married and became parents at a very young age. We had no clue what we were getting into with marriage, and adding a child on top of that…we were utterly lost! Thankfully, I think we were just ignorant enough of how much we didn’t know that we didn’t completely panic. With a…

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32017Aug
Grace, Faith, and Our Destiny

Grace, Faith, and Our Destiny

I had the opportunity to revisit my favorite passage of Scripture with a friend this week. I love it when God helps me to strip away all the extra “stuff” in life that seems to confuse and bog me down, as He holds me at a certain place in order for me to calm down and…

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22017Aug
Seeing God through a Broken Website (Vlog)

Seeing God through a Broken Website (Vlog)

If the video above does not load properly, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO OPEN. Melissa and I decided to talk about my recent obsession with our hacked website. Many times, the seemingly insignificant things in life can help us see God for who He really is. If you would like, you can sign up to receive…

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