What do you do when what you hope for and what you feel are two different things? Check out this post to learn how to fight for hope.
As we head into the holiday season you may already be considering what you can do to help those who may not be able to help themselves. Requests are already piling up for shoeboxes for kids in foreign countries, angel tree presents, coat drives, food drives, holiday meals, more. You want to give in a… Continue reading How to Make an Impact with Your Holiday Giving
For the last few weeks we have been learning all about loving people who can sometimes be challenging to love. With the devastation that comes from drug/alcohol abuse, incarceration, unemployment, divorce, and a myriad of other challenges that can be associated with poverty there is also collateral damage. And the ones that tend to get… Continue reading What’s Your Role in Loving the Orphan?
When I was 26 years old I had an encounter with God like I had never experienced before. In fact, up until that point, I wasn’t even sure He existed. At the time I was extremely depressed. Still trying to work through the pain and guilt of a recent divorce and subsequent bad decisions. You… Continue reading How to Reduce Recidivism One Heart at a Time
Trying to love someone in addiction feels about the same as picking a rose from a bush. You know there is beauty at the end of it, but your going to have to go through a whole lot of pain to get there.
During the last four years, I have spent most days learning how I can come alongside people who have found themselves addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. Although, I had my days of partying, and fairly hard at that, by the grace of God, when He set me free of that lifestyle, I never looked back.… Continue reading Can Community be the Cure to Addiction?
For the next few weeks I want to talk about something that I am super passionate about. I tell you this up front because if you don’t know me personally, that is my cue to you that you might want to ready yourself for what I have to say. If you know me…well, you already… Continue reading Why YOU Can’t Fix Anyone