Merit & Grace

Thoughts on human effort and the work of God

Feedback Loops #tbt

I recently read this journal entry from 8/12/2019. I wrote it as a letter to myself. Even though I didn’t do everything I told myself to do 😅, I still found it encouraging and hope it’s encouraging for you in… Continue Reading →

Integrating Identity

One of the things uncovered through working with my personal coach was the realization that despite 7 years of being a business owner, I still did not identify as one! In response, I wrote a letter to myself affirming this… Continue Reading →

Joining God’s Workforce

What does it mean to work for God? What can we expect and how do we know what to do? In this sermon from Matthew 9:27-38 I share about Jesus’ unexpected motivation, vision and instructions for those who are to… Continue Reading →

A forum to discuss the future of the Church

I used to join forums when I was in middle school (even helped my friend build one in ASP.NET hah!), but they fell out of favor as Facebook and social media took over. Of course, Facebook isn’t great for having deep… Continue Reading →

A Pandemic Pentecost: How are we resisting the Spirit?

When Stephen was martyred, he ended his speech saying, “You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your ancestors did, so do you!” In light of the juxtaposition of Pentecost with Covid-19 and… Continue Reading →

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