January 12, 2017

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…Jesus? Read more

January 10, 2017

Are you a line jumper or a boundary maker? Read more

January 5, 2017

Steve Austin’s new 21-day self-care group begins Monday, January 16th! Sign up now! Read more

January 3, 2017

I don’t know what church would look like if Jesus was the pastor, but I wonder if it would look much like yours and mine. Read more

December 30, 2016

It’s my 5 favorite reads of the year! And don’t miss the book that made honorable mention or the one blog I read every single week. Read more

December 22, 2016

I hope you enjoy reading this list of the most popular posts of 2016 as much as I loved writing them! Read more

December 19, 2016

It was either the Christmas before I started school, or the Christmas of my kindergarten year. My family lived in a tiny house in the country, which couldn’t have been more than about 900 square feet. It was a Jim Walter “kit” home and my parents found it for a steal. Even though there were holes in the walls and my Mom cried the day we moved in, within a very short amount of time, my parents made this house a home. There was one problem: that tiny house didn’t have a fireplace. I couldn’t fathom how Santa would ever make it inside to deliver my toys. I was convinced the sleigh and reindeer would likely skip over our little house for lack of proper parking. I could only imagine that Santa would move on down the road to Zach’s or Rachel’s or maybe my cousin, Melody’s. What a sad Christmas it would be. Read more

December 13, 2016

If Christmas is less-than the most wonderful time of the year for you, I get it. Christmastime in Alabama is rarely ever physically cold, but getting together with people who just don’t get you can send a chill down the warmest of veins. If you have trouble surviving Santa, here’s 6 things that have helped me brave the cold during the holidays. Read more

December 12, 2016

The world is full of people who feel hopeless. While the holidays may be a favorite time of year for many people, for others, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day only compounds the pain. For many people, the cold and cloudy days of winter triggers seasonal depression. For other folks, the thought of gathering with family and friends spikes anxiety, anger, and sadness. Read more

December 9, 2016

I’ll never forget walking back into the delivery room after my wife received her spinal block. My son was on the way. I was proud and excited and anxious but I was not prepared for the sights and sounds of the delivery room. I remember the doctor asking if I wanted to help and for the first thirty minutes or more, I opted to stand at the head of the hospital bed, offering encouragement and letting my wife nearly squeeze my hand numb. Read more

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