More silence

“Let’s weave more silence into the rhythm of our lives so we can whisper, ‘God, what might You want to say to me right now? I’m listening.’” – Lysa TerKeurst


“Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.” – Michael Broadbent Three years ago, I was enjoying an afternoon at a beautiful vineyard in Umbria. Good food, good wine, good company, and gorgeous surroundings! In the midst of a trip through Italy, it was a respite to…

Jesus prayed for you

“I am praying not only for these disciplesbut also for all who will ever believe in me through their message.I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one—as you are in me, Father, and I am in you.And may they be in us so that the world will believe…


“Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

Never too late

“For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to bewhoever you want to be. I hope you live a lifeyou’re proud of,and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


“He is worthy of the first, worthy of the last, and worthy of every moment in between. Instead of giving Him the leftovers this week, give Him the best moments of each day and watch Him fill the rest with unending joy and grace upon grace.” – Gretchen Saffles

To the Point // The debate

Being kind is not trivial. Listening matters. Thinking before you speak is always appropriate. No matter who you are intending to vote for or what topics matter most, we can all agree last night’s presidential debate was awful. I do not know who wins in an all-out chaotic battle of incoherent words, bullying, and throwing…

My kind of Christianity

THIS is the kind of Christianity we should strive for as we seek to imitate Christ and find purpose in our daily lives. “Christianity can provide… a meaning in life that suffering can’t take away a satisfaction not based on circumstances a freedom that doesn’t turn community and love relationships into thin transactions an identity…

To the Point // Close

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”‭‭// Psalms‬ ‭34:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ For those who need reminding, whether in this moment or every single day of 2020, the Lord is close. He is near to you in your hard days, dark days, can’t-see-past-this-moment days, heart-ripped-out days, just-trying-to-get-by days… He is…