May 15, 20182 Comments

The Journey Continues…

On Oct. 14, 2012, God gave me four simple words - "I am with you" - that changed the trajectory of my life.

With that whisper of assurance, I knew that He was undoubtedly calling me away from being a professional a cappella singer (yes, that's actually a thing) to return home to Fishers and lead Young Life at my alma mater.

Since then, God has proven Himself faithful in innumerable "I am with you" moments in ministry. Read more

December 13, 2017No Comments

Revisiting Christmas

A young man in high school recently shared with me that he'd never heard the biblical account of the Christmas story.  What he knew about Christmas was essentially informed by song lyrics and movie plots.

The questions he asked were pure, honest, and amazing:

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November 16, 2017No Comments

God likes you.

Zephaniah 3:17 is a beautiful picture of God's love for you:

"For the Lord your God is living among you.  He is a mighty savior.  He will take delight in you with gladness.  With his love, he will calm all your fears.  He will rejoice over you with joyful songs."

We often hear - or share - the message of "God loves you."

But how often have you heard - or shared - this one? Read more

October 24, 2017No Comments

Remembering who you are

According to legend, victorious Roman military commanders had "Memento te mortalem esse" ("Remember, you are a mortal") whispered into their ear by charioteers called aurigas as they were paraded throughout the city after their conquests. 

When I was performing with Straight No Chaser (2008-2012), many of my days ended with thousands of people rising to their feet and erupting in applause.

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October 18, 2017No Comments

Dear Fear, You Can Leave Now.

Marianne Williamson writes in her book A Return To Love, "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us."

Two weeks ago today, I alllmooost hit "cancel" instead of "post" when Fear whispered into my ear that my new website wasn't worth launching. Read more

September 27, 2017No Comments

Meet A Walrus. Have Your Life Changed.

Our family had the distinct pleasure of befriending two walruses named Aurora and Pakak (“puck-uck”) once at the Indianapolis Zoo.

They cumulatively weighed 3,500 pounds and gave us walrus smooches that made us feel like we were having our hands awkwardly made out with by Wilford Brimley. Read more