The Trouble with Comfortable Christianity

Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer. - Romans 12:12 Rejoice. Endure. Persist. This section in its entirety is full of what feels like unattainable standards... “Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another [...]

Let Incense Arise

I've been in Hong Kong for the past seven days and it has been a whirlwind of exploration, relaxation, and of course, caffeination with a childhood best friend. It has been a beautiful time so far and I'm attempting to savor the last few days here before flying back home. On the first full day [...]

Dare. Discover. Stand

Today marks the 500 year anniversary of the beginning of The Reformation. A period of time when a man dared to ask dangerous questions, to discover truth in the midst of what had become status quo, and to do whatever it took to stand up for what he believed in, starting with a document, a [...]

Rest & Responsibility | Three Steps to Self-Care

In a world consumed by accomplishment, the topic of self-care is rarely discussed.  When, according to the American Psychological Association, “the nation is on the verge of a stress-induced public health crisis”, self-care is not a topic that can be afforded the luxury of mindless neglect. We feel the need to over-perform as a means [...]

The Wonders Yet to Come

For many, this weekend is a time of reflection and remembrance, and appropriately so. Good Friday was yesterday, the day when we remember Jesus going to the cross in a sacrificial act of unconditional love. What we oftentimes forget about is the waiting period between the death and the resurrection. It is natural that we all have [...]