Going Deeper: What Happens When I Worship

Sometimes to go farther, you have to go back. Just for a moment. You have to go back to that place of greatest fear, that space of rawest vulnerability, that area of deep disappointment. You have to re-enter that place for just a moment in order to overcome it. That’s what often happens to me […]

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Accepting Who I Am

I’ve been realizing something recently: God created me the way I am on purpose. Such a simple truth, but so profound. Each of my personality traits is something He gave me to be used for good. So I have a confession to make: even though I wrote a blog post awhile back claiming to be of […]

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Back from Australia Missions!

Just got back from a missions trip to Australia last Thursday! I’m still processing the trip and everything that happened, but I can definitely say that I’ve returned a different person than when I left. I feel refreshed and empowered. I have so much clarity about life. What led to this change? Was it witnessing […]

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Being Phlegmatic (and Learning from Moses)

I was really into the Myers-Briggs personality test in college. (To me, trying to understand people is one of the most fascinating pursuits in life.) But now I think I have officially been converted to the Four Temperaments test. Even though everyone at my church constantly talk about it, I wasn’t convinced until I took the test, got […]

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Prayer tunnel

Some experiences in life are too powerful or intimate to be captured with words. I had such an experience last night. But even though I know my words will fail me, I feel compelled to try to share. How can I keep from testifying to what the Lord has done? [Warning: this post is going […]

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