Devotionals · Experiences

Prayer, Prayer, And More Prayer

Recently I bought a prayer journal. Wanna know why? Because lately, my prayer life has been a wasteland. My prayers haven’t been fervent like Paul’s, or passionate like David’s, or intimate like Christ’s. Instead, they’ve been absent-minded and cynical. What a horrible place to be, and I know it. I knew something had to change. If… Continue reading Prayer, Prayer, And More Prayer

Devotionals · Experiences

Some Things I’ve Learned Through Leading Worship

I’ve been leading worship at my church for three years now. This summer, I will approach my fourth year as a worship leader at my church. This fall I will, temporarily, leave my position to explore what God has for me at Cedarville University in Ohio. This has made me reflect on my time at CBC… Continue reading Some Things I’ve Learned Through Leading Worship

Devotionals

“You Might Not Finish This Chapter” (Crazy Love; by Francis Chan)

Have you ever read something and had it smack you in the face? That happened to me a few months ago. About once a month, my Bible class reads a chapter of Francis Chan’s book Crazy Love. This past week we were all assigned to read the second chapter, do the study session, and come… Continue reading “You Might Not Finish This Chapter” (Crazy Love; by Francis Chan)

Devotionals

God’s Small Window of Broken Silence

If you’ve been in church for any period of time you’ve probably heard of Hebrews chapter 11, sometimes referred to as the “faith chapter” or the “hall of faith”. The other night I decided to flip there because I’ve been craving some direction from God. Honestly, I’ll admit that I’ve read Hebrews 11 quite a… Continue reading God’s Small Window of Broken Silence