How I Made Facebook Lovely Again

Oh Facebook. You temptress. You instigator. You heartbreaker. You are so freaking addicting and maddening all at the same time. You define paradox for me.  Here’s what we all know: You either control Facebook or Facebook will control you. With more than 1600 virtual friends… let me be the first to admit that Facebook was…… Continue reading How I Made Facebook Lovely Again

Hold the reigns tightly

I’ll never forget the first time I rode a horse.  Growing up in the city meant that horses just weren’t part of my life. I remember seeing horses as a kid at parades. At the county fair in the horse barns. Or occasionally at big football game when the police brought in horses for crowd control. And…… Continue reading Hold the reigns tightly

5 things you CAN control

Right before I went into full-time youth ministry one of my mentors shared this truth with me over coffee. Sometimes people are going to come to you and complain about the stupidest stuff you can imagine. Understand that when that happens, it isn’t you, it’s them. They likely have an area of their life that…… Continue reading 5 things you CAN control