What I Ate On My Daniel Fast

What I Ate On My Daniel Fast

72 Meals You Can Make in a Dorm

72 Meals You Can Make in a Dorm

Last week I shared the top 10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm. The biggest thing I was dreading about dorm life, right after sharing a bathroom with seven other people, was not having a kitchen. I realize that…

10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm

10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm

It’s orientation season! Whether you’re excited about moving into a dorm or dreading it, there are a few tricks that can make the transition easier for both you and your roommates. Ten years ago, I transferred to a college in…

18 of the Best Quotes from #GLS18

18 of the Best Quotes from #GLS18

I had the privilege of attending the Global Leadership Summit last week for the third year in a row. The GLS is put on each year by Willow Creek in Chicago and has been an invaluable source of encouragement for…

Why I’m 30 and Have Never Consumed a Drop of Alcohol

Why I’m 30 and Have Never Consumed a Drop of Alcohol

I’ve been over 21 for almost a decade. Most people my age drink alcohol on a regular basis. Happy hours, sporting events, dates, parties, holidays. The majority of the people I know started drinking on or before their 21st birthdays….

Five Ways God Speaks to You

Five Ways God Speaks to You

Some of my posts contain Amazon Associate links. If you click through to Amazon and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation, at no extra cost to you. That said, I only share products I truly like and…

The Devotional That Changed My Life (How I Learned to Hear From God)

The Devotional That Changed My Life (How I Learned to Hear From God)

Some of my posts contain Amazon Associate links. If you click through to Amazon and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation, at no extra cost to you. That said, I only share products I truly like and…

Nine of the Best Books on Purpose

Nine of the Best Books on Purpose

Some of my posts contain Amazon Associate links. If you click through to Amazon and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation, at no extra cost to you. That said, I only share products I truly like and…

How I Figured Out What to Do With My Life (My Experience with GPS Life Journey)

How I Figured Out What to Do With My Life (My Experience with GPS Life Journey)

“What do you want to do with your life?” “What are your future plans?” “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Those questions and all their relatives have haunted me since day one. The only thing I’ve…

But I’m Being Good

But I’m Being Good

My dog Bentley is really not that well-behaved. He knows what he is and is not supposed to do, but he constantly pushes the limits and does what he wants, even though he knows better. When he really wants something,…

Worth the Wait

Worth the Wait

For the first three years of my driving life, I drove a really crappy car. I had expected and hoped for a nice, sensible, modest five-years-or-so-old car, but instead I got what I could afford: a ‘92 Grand Prix that…