the glory in your story

the glory in your story

     Have you ever known someone who shaped their life (or at least their conversations and words) around the type of actions he/she was always praised for?        In middle school, I was the kid who tried to be a punk skater because the cool crowd (the kids who...
how to pray with confidence

how to pray with confidence

     When I was preparing this content, I was really busy with a lot of relatively important things: I was in the middle of teaching my students in our Youth Center, I was trying to decide in my head how to lead my middle school boys group, And I was mentally...
to the person complaining about their family

to the person complaining about their family

Have you ever felt like someone else’s family was so much cooler than yours?   Have you ever envied the love you see in another family?   Have you ever been hard on someone in your family because they don’t treat you the way another family treats each other?...
between worry and wonder

between worry and wonder

Sometimes, I ask my friends, “What is the best thing that could happen today if God showed up and answers all our prayers?” The answers I receive vary. They range from things like, “I could finally get some rest,” to things like, “Everyone in my life would experience...