how to speak of God’s love?

the following is the final message given to a gathering of university students in berkeley, california in a semester-long study of Jesus’ response to the question: what’s the most important commandment? (mark 12:28-31) so to wrap up our series on love, i want to shift our focus from our love of God, love of others, and love […]

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a letter to hudson

hey hudson, you were due to arrive the day i first sat down to start writing this letter. we welcomed you into the world a full week later. now that i’m finally wrapping this up, it’s been three weeks since you breathed your first breath of air–a good sign that you’re arriving in the right family. […]

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‘called’ available for pre-order

good news: my forthcoming memoir on calling is now available for pre-order on amazon. check it out here. here’s the full description for called: my journey to c.s. lewis’s house and back again from amazon: Called is the heart-breaking, humorous, and refreshingly honest account of one twenty-something’s adventure of learning what it means to be called by God-an […]

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identity: this is who you are

taped to my bathroom mirror so that i see it every morning is a small, two by four inch sheet of lined notebook paper. its top edge is frayed from being torn out of a notebook, and on it is a handwritten bulleted list in black ballpoint ink: child of God husband father everything else […]

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