I believe Jesus is the most authentic person who ever lived. When I read the gospels, I am always inspired with the way Jesus lived from a place of being completely at home in his shoes. He knew who he was, he… Read More

What does it mean to be authentic? Many of us have discovered ways to live from a place of authenticity some of the time, but what if we could live from that place all of the time? What exactly does that look… Read More

I love Saturday! It is a nice break from the routine of the week. We often go somewhere for breakfast and the rest of the day follows a less structured pattern. I hope today is just what you have looked forward to… Read More

Today I was talking with a friend I hadn’t seen in awhile. It was one of those times when, as we talked, I had an alternate conversation running inside my head. The conversation you could hear regarded the selection of our lunch… Read More

It’s possible that you don’t have an answer to the question regarding where you need to show up. And quite frankly, you might even be thinking that you are just fine the way you are. And you know what, you are! You… Read More

Where do our desires come from? Can I trust them?

Week two of Daily Reads focuses on the need to Show Up so we can experience lasting change.

Good morning! I’m just checking in to encourage you to find a place today to worship with a body of believers. Maybe making a commitment to a particular congregation has been difficult for some reason. I certainly appreciate the struggle. But as… Read More

Read: Philippians 3:1-4 Today as you start turning your heart toward community worship tomorrow, I want you to be reminded that the work is already done. Isn’t that great news? I suppose you might have people in your life who want to… Read More

Read: Philippians 3:13-14; Exodus 33:12-15 Life is compared to a race or athletic competition in many places in scripture. In this passage, Paul says that forgetting what is behind is a prerequisite to pressing in to finish the race so he might… Read More