An Ode to 2018

An Ode to 2018

2018. We started off our year with a clear vision that it was to be one of discipleship. A year committed to walking with God. But what it really taught us was that it is God who walks with us. He showed us individually and collectively as a church that He walks with...
A Promise To God

A Promise To God

“If you wait until you are perfect, then you will never be ready.” I meditated on these words in prayer throughout the week following my baptism class, for I felt inadequate as one of the newest believers among my fellow candidates. How could I, someone so new to my...
Encounter: Redefine

Encounter: Redefine

In this day and age, relationship-building is not easy for the average Christian male. Men don’t always naturally bond. Often, there has to be some sort of association or a shared common interest, for example, a fraternity-like group or an interest-based group...
Because of Christ

Because of Christ

Because of Christ. Three words, a pretty powerful sentence fragment, something that is open to interpretation, something that is intangible, something that is not seen, but felt within the deepest crevices of our bones, our hearts, and our minds. At the beginning of...
God’s Bride

God’s Bride

Nearly a month has passed and I still feel like I haven’t yet fully recovered. Selena and I were married on September 16th, and the stress that came with planning the wedding was strenuous, mind-numbing, back-breaking, and sleep-depriving. It sounds like I’m...