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

Being friends with someone of different beliefs

A reader reached out (love it when ya'll email) sharing their struggle of trying to be friends with people of different beliefs. Which sparks the question: is it really possible (as a Christian) to be friends, even close friends, with someone of different beliefs? Well, instead of a full blown theological response (which I promise … Continue reading Being friends with someone of different beliefs

The brave friend – who you need when life gets hard

I’m taking a deep breath and am going to be real with you. This is a hard topic for me. Over the course of a failed marriage, church falling outs, parenting issues, career changes and a whole gamut of unexpected life obstacles, I’ve tasted the joy and healing of healthy friendships – I’ve equally swallowed … Continue reading The brave friend – who you need when life gets hard

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