As I stood in the hospital room, looking down at my eleven-year-old sister taking her last few breaths, I asked a question we all ask God in a trial: “Why?” My mind was making no sense as to what was happening and why it was so sudden. I have been reminded over the years not to question God but to trust His ways are higher than our own. In this moment, I thought I could be excused from that advice. Little did I know those were and still are words that sustain my peace and strength. I silently prayed, “I can’t do this without You, God.” I continued to pray for His will to happen even when I had no clue what that really meant for my sister or me.
In these moments we learn to get real with God—when … Read More »
Before the internet, life had to be boring. Can you imagine having to survive a whole week without seeing at least one funny cat video? Don’t get me wrong. I do think we need to get outside every day so we aren’t all pasty people from lack of sunlight. That disclaimer being said, the internet is awesome. Without YouTube, we wouldn’t have BlimeyCow, which means we wouldn’t have this incredible example of how to write a worship song. We also wouldn’t have access to the awesome tunes of Ryan Johns right at our fingertips. Go to Ryan John’s album
As great as it is to have access to all your friends and the funniest memes ever, using this tool comes with great responsibility. You probably hear that a lot, but that’s because it’s true. The internet is a little bit like … Read More »