PINK says what many of us are afraid to – the tie between God and the song, What about us?

The true meaning behind Pink’s new song, What about us? has become quite the topic of discussion. The first time I heard the song, it resonated with me, but I wasn’t exactly sure why. Johnny McDaid, one of the co-writers, said in an interview with Billboard, “sometimes when you're writing a song you don't know what … Continue reading PINK says what many of us are afraid to – the tie between God and the song, What about us?

Identifying Spiritual Abuse – Anger, Sadness and Learning to Trust again

As much as physical, mental and verbal abuse are worthy of conversation, spiritual abuse has earned a well-deserved seat at the table. Spiritual abuse has quietly lurked in the background of religion for centuries, yet many have stayed quiet. Although things seem to be shifting as more people are finding the courage to come forward … Continue reading Identifying Spiritual Abuse – Anger, Sadness and Learning to Trust again

Why many are leaving the mega church – it might not be a bad thing

Some of you seeing this title may already be up in arms, because you looooove your church. You love your pastor, your small groups, the kid’s ministry and the community you have built. I get it. And I love that you love it. Let me clarify that I am not devaluing your church encounters or … Continue reading Why many are leaving the mega church – it might not be a bad thing

When we feel left out – how to find courage and stand tall

As I sat down to write, I rehearsed all the times I’ve felt like the odd man out…..uhhhggg. Not my favorite trip down memory lane. I had this idea when I was younger that when I got older, my adult friends wouldn’t act like that – because they would be grown-ups. And certainly grown-ups would … Continue reading When we feel left out – how to find courage and stand tall

6 Questions. How to know if people think you’re judgmental

No Christian believes they are judgmental. The problem is, 9 times out of 10, the outside world sees them as just that. So, the question becomes, Why do most evangelical Christians not perceive themselves as judgmental? And, what exactly in their behavior screams they are? Oddly enough, I’ve been on both sides of this equation. … Continue reading 6 Questions. How to know if people think you’re judgmental