12 Biggest Lessons of 2013

A few days ago, I did something different… I gave away my best work; a product that resulted from a 7-year journey of grace and hope. You see, free is not dumb! And I have stats to back it up: In less than 24 hours, we had over a thousand downloads of the eBook on Amazon! We made it to #1 on […]

Gift of Grace: The Story of Zack

Recently, I was in Berlin to speak at a youth event themed “A Perfect Gift for Christmas.” One key focus of my talk (before we experienced God’s visitation) was the gift of grace. What I couldn’t share with the youths, however, was the story of Zack you’re about to read (which I wrote and intended to share as part of […]

Your Story Matters

Recently, we looked at the power of words and the need to become more intentional with how we use them, because words matter. Remember: Your words matter, no matter where they’re written, spoken, read or heard.   …because I have a story to tell. I had an experience this week that informed this post. I went out for lunch with […]

Words Matter

Do you ever have one of those ‘that was random’ thoughts moments? I do. Two years ago, I found myself asking if God cared about my activities on social media. A million dollar question! The questions went something like this: What if God has a Facebook profile? If God had a Facebook profile, would He like my status? If God had a […]

Ichabod: The Story of the Lost Glory

From Joseph: Ichabod is a lament from my book Even in the Well, a collection of Christian-theme poetry based largely on real life experiences written in narrative form. Ichabod has its foundation on 1 Samuel 4 and tells the story of Israel’s lost glory, which resulted from their departure from godly guidance. I pray we remain in God’s presence and experience […]