I’m the kind of person who chronically stacks papers. I’m not exactly the most organized person on the face of the planet, although I have high hopes for myself. Maybe. The stacks are well-intended. They are a nice, neat collection of things that I just haven’t gotten around to sorting. The stacks are important, too. […]

Recently, I had the privilege to lead the song “Lord I Need You” by Matt Maher with some friends of mine. That song has been a favorite of mine for a long time–long enough, at least. I love how it boldly approaches God in confession that we’re not enough, that it admits dependency, which is […]

One day recently, a family near and dear to my heart had me and others from our church family over, and down the road, by the river, some guy who had been fishing with his friends drove his truck from one side of the river to the other! I mean, I was kind of shocked […]

On May 5-6, I went to an amazing conference for worship leaders called LIFT at Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s the home church for the Passion band, David Crowder, pastored by Louie Giglio. Beginning of May. Rain falling. Bad traffic. One car, one suitcase, one man, a newly-surfacing upper-respiratory infection, and an incredible amount […]

“Someday,Everything ends.Can we beginFinding our way backBefore we’re too lateAnd lost in betweenThe truth and the dream?I’ve never been more ready to move on.” —Yellowcard, “The Sound of You and Me,” When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes; 2011 Do you know that feeling that you’re home? It’s a good one. It’s fantastic. It’s a place […]