Toilet Analogy

You’re probably reading this simply wondering how could anyone in their right mind make an analogy using a toilet??! Well, if we are “out of our mind,” as some say, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you (2 Corinthians 5:13) – so, here it goes. Through my professional … More Toilet Analogy

Make Your Mission More Than a Trip

Time after time I’ve wondered if anyone would ever uncover a ‘cure’ for those post-mission trip blues… If you’ve ever gone on a mission trip, you know that your sole focus is Jesus. Serving others in Jesus’ name, building intentional relationships with others, inspiring,  encouraging, and challenging each other to grow closer in their relationship … More Make Your Mission More Than a Trip

empty / half-empty / half-full / overflowing

Have you heard of the Bucket Man? He encouraged others to be kind, fill people’s buckets (not be a bucket dipper), make them feel important, love them, and live life with them? (click here to learn more) Well, as followers of Christ we are called to be bucket fillers. If you call yourself a Christian, by definition you are a … More empty / half-empty / half-full / overflowing

So Much More Than a Random Road Trip // Omaha, Nebraska

So much more than a random road trip. This piece is broken up into 4 parts: PRE-TRIP (what). TRIP (so-what). REFLECTION (now what). CLOSING THOUGHT (just that). PRE TRIP: (what). During Winter Break 2016 the Volunteer Center at Central Michigan University sent roughly 18 Alternative Break (AB) trips all across the states. Sign ups for … More So Much More Than a Random Road Trip // Omaha, Nebraska