The 20 Best Books I Read in 2022

The 20 Best Books I Read in 2022

God Has a Community for You

God Has a Community for You

Finding local community has been a lifelong struggle and lifelong prayer of mine. I’ve had a few (usually short) seasons of solid community. I’ve had a few seasons of mediocre community. And I’ve had many, many alone-in-the-wilderness seasons. In my…

God Doesn’t Owe Me Anything

God Doesn’t Owe Me Anything

I’ve faced a fair amount of disappointment over the past few years. This season of life has felt really unfruitful, and it’s been extremely discouraging. I’ve gone through unfruitful seasons before, but in the past, it was usually because I…

What Does It Feel Like to Be a Discerner?

What Does It Feel Like to Be a Discerner?

Discernment is a God-given gift, but sometimes it’s a tough load to bear, and being misunderstood by others so often seems to be a package deal with this gift. I wrote the following description out of my own frustration and…

What Does it Look Like to Have the Gift of Discernment?

What Does it Look Like to Have the Gift of Discernment?

Discernment is one of those spiritual gifts that is often misunderstood and can be hard to explain. I think there are a lot of discerners out there who don’t realize they’re discerners. Growing up, I assumed everyone had these experiences…

Favor Opens Doors You’re Not Supposed to Walk Through

Favor Opens Doors You’re Not Supposed to Walk Through

One of my favorite Bill Johnson quotes is this: Favor opens doors. Favor opens doors you’re not supposed to walk through. I’ve been presented with a few unexpected opportunities lately. This isn’t something that usually happens in my life, to…

Questions to Help You Discover Your Calling

Questions to Help You Discover Your Calling

Figuring out what God designed you to do on this earth is often difficult. It feels high-stakes, the clock feels like it’s ticking, and if you don’t know what to do, you simply just don’t know. You can’t force it….

My Best Advice to Help College Students Keep Their Faith

My Best Advice to Help College Students Keep Their Faith

It’s that time of year again…the sunny days of summer are coming to a close as college students move into dorms and apartments and begin a new season. I’ve been a college student, I’ve been a friend to many college…

33 Bible Verses About Waiting

33 Bible Verses About Waiting

Waiting has been a theme in my blog posts lately, probably because it’s often a theme in my life. 😊 I shared a playlist last week, and today I have a list of Bible verses for all of us who…

Waiting Playlist

Waiting Playlist

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Waiting for the Yes

Waiting for the Yes

Several years ago, I remember pacing my parents’ living room on the phone as I received a job offer. I knew it wasn’t God’s best for me, but I was flattered and I accepted it because I was afraid nothing…