Staying Joyful This Christmas

Staying Joyful This Christmas

Somedays, it sure feels like us moms are responsible for creating the magic of Christmas for our families to enjoy. And let’s face it, there’s a lot on our to do list. We buy the gifts, bake the cookies, mail the cards, decorate the house, cook the...
Halloween in Franklin, TN

Halloween in Franklin, TN

Halloween in Franklin, TN comes around every year and Christians have to make a decision of how they will use the day. Throughout the many years of ministry and not so many years of parenting, I have chosen all three options listed above. We have hosted and...
Five Tips For Being The Best Dad

Five Tips For Being The Best Dad

The old saying, “Kids don’t come with instructions” is so true. One day you and your wife are carefree, going and doing what you want when you want. Then a baby is born, and you have a third person added to the equation. Now life revolves around eating schedules, nap...
Dealing With Depression As A Christian

Dealing With Depression As A Christian

My story is increasingly common in the world today. You just don’t know it. Given the statistics of depression in our world, it is likely that someone you know closely is dealing with it. Given the attitude that far too often shows up in a place of faith, it is likely...
It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

The Back-Story The first real thought of suicide occurred just after I finished 8th grade. It seemed like a fitting end to the downward trend I had been on for nearly two years into depression and isolation. In 6th grade I experienced a sort of perfect storm of...
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