April 17, 2023

“Perfect is the enemy of good” is a saying that highlights the danger of setting unrealistic expectations and striving for an unattainable ideal. It means that the pursuit of perfection can prevent us from achieving a good outcome, and that sometimes, settling for something that is “good enough” is the best course of action. In other words, perfection is the enemy of progress. This phrase can be applied in many different areas of life, from personal goals to professional aspirations.... Read more

April 4, 2023

​​Have you ever wondered, “Why does God test us?” Maybe you’ve found yourself in a situation where you felt like there was no way to win and you couldn’t help but wonder why God allows us to go through these test. Being tested sort of feels like you’re walking across icy ground in the winter. One minute you’re striding along without a worry in the world, and the next minute you’re overcome by that awful feeling of losing complete control.... Read more

November 26, 2022

What does the Bible say about judging others? Is it a sin to judge? Jesus said, “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” (Matthew 7:1-2) Jesus wasn’t saying we should never point out other people’s flaws. He said to notice our own flaws first, be humble, and don’t be a hypocrite when we correct... Read more

November 25, 2022

Have you ever dealt with doubting God? Most Christians have. In fact, one study found that two-thirds of Christians have questioned what they believe about religion or God. So doubting God isn’t weird. And it isn’t necessarily a bad thing. (Get the digital version of my book Grounded Faith for Practical People for free here. It’s a simple guide to having confident, fact-based faith in God.) Doubt is normal. No matter who you are, you’re going to have doubts. It’s... Read more

November 21, 2022

Hebrews 13:5 says this about God: ‘Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”‘ But what does that mean? We know that God will never leave us, we’re just not very sure that he’s with us. But the Bible tells us that God isn’t just present, he’s also with us, for us, and planning for the obstacles we’re bound to face... Read more

November 21, 2022

Do you feel drained spiritually? Do you feel like you don’t have enough faith to face the day? If so, you’ve probably wondered how to grow faith in your life. Is there a way to grow your faith so you don’t hit a wall spiritually? Jesus’ disciples wondered this same thing, and his answer to them serves as an encouragement to us today. (Get the digital version of my book Grounded Faith for Practical People for free here. It’s a... Read more

November 20, 2022

If God is real and he truly is all powerful and all-knowing, why is there evil in the world? Simply put, why does God allow suffering? Aside from the whether or not Jesus was real, this is easily the most often-asked question about the existence and goodness of God. (Get the digital version of my book Grounded Faith for Practical People for free here. It’s a simple guide to having confident, fact-based faith in God.) It’s a valid question. I... Read more

November 20, 2022

Perception and perspective drive everything we do, but what’s the difference between the two? Here’s the difference between perception vs perspective: Perception is how we receive information, and it’s driven by our personality, beliefs, and experiences. Our perspective, on the other hand, is where we’re standing and the viewpoint from which we see things. Perspective can be defined as “a visible scene.” It’s what we see. Perception can be defined as a belief, an opinion, or a mental image of... Read more

November 18, 2022

The Bible consists of 66 books written by 40 different authors and is considered by Christians to be the living word of God. Therefore, it should inspire and guide every aspect of Christian life. But is the Bible fiction or is it really the word of God? The Bible is not simply a series of intriguing stories. As much as any book can be “proven”, the Bible has stood up to the tests of time, reason, and experience. That’s why... Read more

November 18, 2022

We have more evidence that Jesus was real than we do for most public figures in history. As much as we can prove anything, it’s been proven that Jesus was real. The evidence shows that Jesus actually lived, he performed miracles, he was crucified, and he was seen by various people after being resurrected from the dead. As you’ll see, no other explanation fits the historical facts. (Get the digital version of my book Grounded Faith for Practical People for... Read more

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