Our whole lives we’re sold “happily ever after”, time and time again. In the movies. On TV. On Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube. I’ve heard talk about Prince Charming, “The One”, my “soul mate”. Even in church, I’ve been told that God is designing the PERFECT man for me. That there is ONE out there who will Read More
“Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who Read More
The Journey — Friday from Next Step Ministries on Vimeo.
The Journey — Thursday from Next Step Ministries on Vimeo.
“Kill yourself.” The first time I heard the expression comedically tossed around, it sent chills down my spine. Maybe it was because I heard it only a short while after staring at my own daddy’s body on a morgue table–a self-inflicted gunshot wound punctured through his chest. Or maybe it was because I possessed a Read More
The Journey — Wednesday from Next Step Ministries on Vimeo.
Today was hard. Exceptionally hard. Heart-shattering, mind-numbing. Indescribably hard. It’s not that I haven’t visited LDC slums before–the bruises that the slums of Kampala, Uganda left on my heart are still healing. But walking through the slums of La Carpio in Costa Rica today was different. Not because the conditions were any better or worse Read More
A mountain can only be moved one stone at a time. Don’t lose faith in the small steps towards a big goal. Why is that such a hard lesson to learn? Or rather, why is that such a hard lesson to apply? It’s applicable to most every experience in our lives. And yet in every Read More
The Journey — Tuesday from Next Step Ministries on Vimeo.
The Journey — Monday from Next Step Ministries on Vimeo. “…even though I realize I cannot always mend or meet, I can enter in. I can enter into someone’s pain and sit with them and know. This is Jesus. Not that He apologizes for the hard and the hurt, but that He enters in, He Read More