There’s something special about gazing upon a multi-colored field of tulips, and then watching a frantic volunteer plead for a toddler to stop his rampage through said colorful field. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival officially runs from April 1st-April 30th and my wife and I ventured to Tulip Town (yes, there is an actual place … More Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Its probably around three or four in the morning when Spencer jolts me out of my light sleep next to him in the car. My head had been bobbing for the past two hours as he quietly muttered “The Charge of the Light Brigade” under his breath, but now a question crashes through the stillness. … More One Eye Part 1: What are we doing here?
J. Oswald Sanders once said we are only as intimate with God as we want to be. I shudder at the thought, because my relationship with God suddenly becomes more than just Him revealing himself to me, but also me seeking him. I often flee from that kind of responsibility because, honestly, I have a … More A Foundation In Relationship
Once upon a time there was a Kingdom. In this Kingdom lived a mighty King who watched over his people with great care. Immense walls towered over buildings and guarded homes, while gates of pearl and sapphire welcomed any who came willing to submit to the throne. Markets and ports offered the rarest spices and … More Once Upon A Good Friday
A man stands on a ledge overlooking what he can only describe as the world. The vast expanse of the globe sprawls beneath his perch; an awe settles over him as he attempts to take it in. Shivers run down his spine as he senses a presence. The wind shifts and the hair on his … More Everything the Light Touches (Story)
What is it about spring break that can bring out the worst in us? whether its 12 shots too many in cancun, or a few seasons too many of netflix, we can’t get it right. The knee jerk reaction to mind-numbing amounts of school is apparently mind-numbing amounts of sun, alcohol and questionable decisions or … More Rest, Regret and Spring Break
If you ever attend Men’s Bootcamp with Resonate Church you will be told there are two types of men. Aggressive men and passive men. Both have deep rooted heart issues. Both respond to a broken world in broken ways and both miss the mark set by a righteous God. However, both have eternal hope in … More Physical Discipline Begets Spiritual Intimacy
As I write, create and publish content on the internet I find myself more often then not drowning in the anxiety of views. I care deeply about whether or not my content is being viewed. I look down on myself when numbers are lower than I’d like and I question at times if its worth … More For Whose Glory?
A few days ago I sat in a room with 6 other men and one asked a really simple question: Do you find yourself in awe of Jesus daily? The rest of us tilted our heads and thought really hard. My answer? No not really. If I’m being perfectly honest I can identify specific moments … More Awe
Lately I’ve been more and more convinced that the elements of great stories are the elements of great lives. Story has started to become a lens for my life. God is a master story teller. He created story and mainly communicates to us through it. So am I living out a good one? Would someone watch … More What Do You Want?