Okay, Real Talk: Why Does Serving Make Me Feel So Entitled?

Volunteering. It’s always something I’ve meant to do, I just never really took the step to make it a priority. But the past couple months, I’ve started hosting a weekly dinner and study space for college students at church. And I’m trying to find ways to do more things for other people–exploring how I can incorporate … More Okay, Real Talk: Why Does Serving Make Me Feel So Entitled?

God Can Use Your Skills and Gifts, Whatever They Are

Next Sunday, I’ll be showing people at church how to fold origami cranes. Weird, right? We’re folding cranes as an illustrative point for our new sermon series. And you know what? I happen to be pretty great at folding origami cranes. So next Sunday, I’ll put this random, weird skill to use. For the longest … More God Can Use Your Skills and Gifts, Whatever They Are

Simple Ways to Be Christian Who Bears Fruit — Have You Fed a Sheep Today?

Three years ago, I had a big, gnawing concern about my spiritual life. I realized my life wasn’t really bearing any fruit. We’re supposed to do that, right? As Christians. In John 15:16, Jesus says,“I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last.” Back then, I was working downtown at … More Simple Ways to Be Christian Who Bears Fruit — Have You Fed a Sheep Today?