beauty from pain

This past Saturday night dozens of friends gathered together for a campfire, s'mores, whiffle ball, a lot of laughs, and a few tears. These are some of the most important people in the life of my family. To use the church-y cliche, these are people we have been "living life with" for years. We were … Continue reading beauty from pain

the new puritans

It was 1997. Bill Clinton was president. Michael Jordan was the GOAT. Celine Dion was reminding us all that the sinking of the Titanic was really a love story.¬†Ellen came out. Chad Ragsdale was repelling females as an awkward freshman in college. And the church was gearing up for the Harry Potter wars. In a … Continue reading the new puritans