My Minimalist Journey

My Minimalist Journey

If you walked into our house, you certainly wouldn’t come to the conclusion that we are a “minimalist family,” but we try to be. As the title of Joshua Becker’s blog states, we are “becoming minimalists.” It’s a journey, and it all started a few years back when I realized my “stuff” was causing a lot of extra work and stress in my life.

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ANYTHING: An Excerpt from my Upcoming Book

ANYTHING: An Excerpt from my Upcoming Book

The is an excerpt from my upcoming book, ESCAPE: Break Free from Mediocre Christianity and Embrace the Radical, Set-Apart Life You were Made For.

Anything.” Such a simple yet dangerous word. “I will do anything.” It’s the simplest and most dangerous prayer I’ve ever prayed. A prayer that wrecked my life and my heart for God. Four simple words. They changed everything.

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Why you Should Embrace the Chaos

Why you Should Embrace the Chaos

Is your life chaotic? Whose isn’t, right? Chaotic work schedules, crazy relationships, messy houses, wild kids (or in my case, dogs)… it all adds up to one hectic and chaotic life. Lately I’ve been thinking, “What if rather than feeling defeated by the chaos, I embrace it?”

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Gods of the Testaments – Are They the Same?

  The way we picture God is a collective sum of all the experiences we’ve had with Him, but it’s just that–a picture. Unless that picture has been influenced by accurate experiences, we won’t have an accurate picture of God. For me, I grew...

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What does God Worship?

  A provocative question… “What does God worship?” It seems like the answer should be, “Nothing. God worships nothing.” But in studying the gospels, I believe the Bible reveals a very different way to answer this question.  ...

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Are You Praying to the Real God?

Are You Praying to the Real God?

“What does your God look like?” When you pray, do you pray to a God who is seated high up above you, glaring down with a scowl? For some of us, our God looks angry or disapproving. Sure He loves us, but c’mon, He doesn’t really like us, right? What does your God look like?

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The Lesson You Learn Over and Over

  Some lessons we learn the hard way. Whether it’s a close call that reminds us to always wear a seat belt or a dumb shortcut that lands us in serious trouble with our boss, we’ve all had those traumatic experiences when we learn a valuable lesson we...

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Are You Guilty of this Sin?

  One of the most frequent commands given by God throughout the Bible is to “fear not.” I have to admit, I am horribly guilty of this sin. Yes, sin. Jesus did not merely tell us to “fear not” as a way to console us or make us feel better about the cursed lives we...

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How to Celebrate a Christian Passover

Preparing for the Passover Seder is no small task. If you are interested in celebrating your own Passover Seder in the years to come, I’d like to save you some trouble by providing you with the tools you’ll need for creating your own memorable celebration.

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My Minimalist Journey

My Minimalist Journey

If you walked into our house, you certainly wouldn’t come to the conclusion that we are a “minimalist family,” but we try to be. As the title of Joshua Becker’s blog states, we are “becoming minimalists.” It’s a journey, and it all started a few years back when I realized my “stuff” was causing a lot of extra work and stress in my life.

read more
ANYTHING: An Excerpt from my Upcoming Book

ANYTHING: An Excerpt from my Upcoming Book

The is an excerpt from my upcoming book, ESCAPE: Break Free from Mediocre Christianity and Embrace the Radical, Set-Apart Life You were Made For.

Anything.” Such a simple yet dangerous word. “I will do anything.” It’s the simplest and most dangerous prayer I’ve ever prayed. A prayer that wrecked my life and my heart for God. Four simple words. They changed everything.

read more
Why you Should Embrace the Chaos

Why you Should Embrace the Chaos

Is your life chaotic? Whose isn’t, right? Chaotic work schedules, crazy relationships, messy houses, wild kids (or in my case, dogs)… it all adds up to one hectic and chaotic life. Lately I’ve been thinking, “What if rather than feeling defeated by the chaos, I embrace it?”

read more

Gods of the Testaments – Are They the Same?

  The way we picture God is a collective sum of all the experiences we’ve had with Him, but it’s just that–a picture. Unless that picture has been influenced by accurate experiences, we won’t have an accurate picture of God. For me, I grew...

read more

What does God Worship?

  A provocative question… “What does God worship?” It seems like the answer should be, “Nothing. God worships nothing.” But in studying the gospels, I believe the Bible reveals a very different way to answer this question.  ...

read more
Are You Praying to the Real God?

Are You Praying to the Real God?

“What does your God look like?” When you pray, do you pray to a God who is seated high up above you, glaring down with a scowl? For some of us, our God looks angry or disapproving. Sure He loves us, but c’mon, He doesn’t really like us, right? What does your God look like?

read more

The Lesson You Learn Over and Over

  Some lessons we learn the hard way. Whether it’s a close call that reminds us to always wear a seat belt or a dumb shortcut that lands us in serious trouble with our boss, we’ve all had those traumatic experiences when we learn a valuable lesson we...

read more

Are You Guilty of this Sin?

  One of the most frequent commands given by God throughout the Bible is to “fear not.” I have to admit, I am horribly guilty of this sin. Yes, sin. Jesus did not merely tell us to “fear not” as a way to console us or make us feel better about the cursed lives we...

read more

How to Celebrate a Christian Passover

Preparing for the Passover Seder is no small task. If you are interested in celebrating your own Passover Seder in the years to come, I’d like to save you some trouble by providing you with the tools you’ll need for creating your own memorable celebration.

read more