the language of our lives

Language creates culture. At church, something we’ve often talked about as leaders is how the way we talk and the things we talk about frame the culture and environment of our church. In fact, early one when we were relaunching our church we established a lexicon of sorts. It’s a list of words and their … Continue reading the language of our lives

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grace, judgment, & toxic social media culture

Maybe I'm the only one, but has anyone else started to notice how toxic social media sites have become? I doubt there's a single one of us who's never been on the receiving end of some social media "friend's" cruelty. Whether it's a cold-hearted comment from a distant relative about the way you look or … Continue reading grace, judgment, & toxic social media culture

dry

As frustrating and difficult as they can be, there's something beautiful about the dry seasons of life. In these seasons, we reach a point of simple desperation where we don't know what else to do. We've exhausted all our options. All that's left for us to do is wait on the Lord in the quiet. Pause … Continue reading dry