Being a missionary is a serious calling but it's a calling that shouldn't be uncommon in the Christian community.
Snap-on wrenches are high paid lawyers flying around in helicopters. Pittsburgh wrenches, on the other hand, are like relatives who watch a lot of lawyer shows and actually do a decent job if you only deal with the occasional traffic citation.
Halfway through my shower I was lathered head to toe in cheap body wash when the shower abruptly stopped. The water supply had run out! Matt must have forgotten to hook up the water. I was standing there wide eyed and shivering. What now?
When God does call you to eat an elephant, He will help you eat the entire carcass; even the chewy gross bits such as the floppy ears, big toenails, and the hairy tail.
As of May 20, 2019, we're officially, really, actually, truly, legit 100% fully funded! Research shows that only 15% of missionaries who start the support raising process actually finish it and get to the field. I learned this statistic after we began the process, so it was too late to second guess our decision - … Continue reading 100%
One time I felt the urge to eat healthy so I went to BB’s Grocery Outlet and bought several frozen five pound bags of Brussel sprouts. Then I ate nothing but brussel sprouts for supper for a month straight.
I'm a perfectionist. If I tell you that while you're visiting our home this may cause you to scratch your chin and mutter under your breath, "Why then does it look like a homeless person lives in your desk?" First of all, how dare you insult homeless people. Second of all, I'm crippled by a … Continue reading The Perfectionist’s Predicament
Yea! A blog post on modesty, I thought to myself the other day, that will get people excited! No Christian blogger has ever written about modesty before. Joking. Nonetheless, I'm raising a daughter now and so I've been thinking about this. And I generally blog about whatever is on my mind so follow along as … Continue reading Is Modesty Only a Woman’s Problem? An Honest Man’s Take
We were having a conversation with another couple who were expecting their first child. They mentioned that they just finished painting their nursery and so now it's ready to go! "That's cute," I said. They assumed this meant I was interested in the inner workings of their nursery organizational system and proceeded to share their … Continue reading Nursery Design Tips
Let's imagine the Holy Spirit as a glowing ember flickering in your soul somewhere, wherever that happens to be. Your small intestines? I don't know, it seems like when something goes wrong in life that's where the dread hits you. Or, when something amazing happens, that's where butterflies dance around, so maybe that's the general … Continue reading The Fire Building Principle