Yesterday, would have been my friend’s 22nd birthday. He committed suicide 2 years ago. He led a hard life that most of us were blind to. […]


I almost cringe just typing the word on my laptop. I am one of the lucky ones that married her high school sweetheart. Statistically speaking, we […]

The Great Debate ~ Russell Pearce

As many of you may have heard, Pearce is being asked to resign from his current post as Vice Chairman in the Republican ran state legislature […]


There is an obesity epidemic in this country. I believe in personal responsibility, exercising, and the importance of health. I probably have stronger convictions regarding these […]

Growing Up

I was looking back on my life and thinking about things. I am fortunate to have great parents that were always there to guide me through […]

The Importance of Church

I have been fortunate to have attended lots of great churches. I’ve met a lot of great people. I like to think of my church family […]

Mental Illness and Christianity

Warning. I am writing this essay to reflect my personal views. I am not a pastor or religious authority of any kind and my views do […]


I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to work in ministry and be a pastor. Let’s just say it’s not a job for […]

New Beginings

Its official! I’m going to be a high school English teacher. I’ve been accepted into a fellowship program that starts May 27th. I take my state […]