Seriously, It’s Ok To Be Honest About Life Right Now

Life just doesn’t seem to work sometimes, does it? No matter how hard we try, the dots don’t seems to connect and allow us to move forward. Our thoughts our cloudy. Relationships are hard. Work seems meaningless, leaving us unfulfilled. It’s just hard. This is a frustrating reality but maybe it’s ok. Confession: This week has been […]

The Importance of a Positive Mental Attitude

Have you ever stopped to think about what you’re thinking about? As weird as that sounds it’s really important to pay attention to what we are dwelling on. Too often our thoughts lead us down a path we never intended to be on. That’s why I believe it’s super important to have and keep a […]

Have We Lost Touch With Who People Really Are?

I consider myself a kind and caring person. Someone that would help anyone in need. But the other night I found myself in a situation that forced me to ponder how cynical I have become. Here’s what happened. Last Monday I was at a wonderful Pub Theology event called Cocktails and Conversations. It was a […]

A Powerful Life Lesson I Learned From My Daughter

There is a drive deep down within each of us that says, “I can do it.” We want to prove we have something to offer this world. Although it’s good to show up each day and give it our all, trying to prove ourselves can really hold us back. This October my daughter, Story, will […]

Is Songwriting The Breakthrough Your Church Needs

Whenever you talk songwriting within the church you can guarantee the names Hillsong, Elevation, or Jesus Culture will come up. It was only a few years ago that churches that wrote their own music were few and far between. Now it’s like everyone is doing it. But is it right for you and your church? […]

Bottom Line: Stop Making Your Art About You

As an artist, it’s easy to get caught up in the work we do. More painting. More writing. More songs. All to fill the craving we have deep inside to create something beautiful. The real problem is when we start to lose our why and begin to think our art is all about us. As I […]