The main theme of the story of the Fyre Festival is the level of fraud committed by its founder; but another theme that is perhaps less obvious is the deep human desire for life together. And we as a society are just now realizing how desperate we are for it.Read More
Maybe you aren’t welcoming a hippo into your home, but are you trying to tame something even more deadly?Read More
Do you ever feel like Allie in the Notebook?
OK, maybe not the part where two really attractive men are fighting over you, but the part where Allie doesn’t know what she believes to be the best decision.Read More
Last Friday I turned 28 years old! Birthdays are a reminder of the what has been, a marker of where you are, and a celebration of life to come! But more importantly, on April 2nd (two days from now), I will celebrate seven years of being in a redeemed relationship with God. I can’t wait to celebrate this! Why? Remembering what God has done in our lives encourages and moves us to love Him even more.Read More
Here we go...we’re going to talk about the “s” word today: sin.
The Bible has a lot to say about it, but things can get pretty uncomfortable when we bring it up. This concept may have even turned you or someone you know away from Christianity at some point. But hang with me, there’s something important for us to see.Read More
What is your biggest fear?
Maybe it’s the looming 5-minute presentation in your communications class, or a phobia of snakes or spiders or other things that creep and crawl. My guess is that it’s something more. Deep down, it probably has something to do with the bigger questions of life, like what happens after we die. From my experiences as a college student and working with them, the number one concern of this generation is an all-consuming fear of wasting their life.Read More
“Is this your daughter?” the man in the gym asked my husband, Tony. He was not referring to the little girl that happened to be standing beside Tony. He was talking about me. “This is my wife,” Tony responded. What went through that man’s head next, we will never know.Read More
After running gashers at the end of football practice one hot July afternoon, Coach Johnson called our team together to huddle up. We were all winded and on the verge of throwing in the towel: our team was the laughing stock of Lexington, and our vision of becoming a powerhouse was looking pretty unlikely...Read More
Good ol’ college. Four (or five, or six, or an indefinite amount of) years to relax and revel in irresponsibility. Like a parenthesis to life’s journey, our culture has essentially conceded this phase and offered college students a free pass on the normal rules and expectations of life.
And, not surprisingly, college students are eager to take our culture up on the offer...Read More