A love letter to the church.

Dear church, I love you. But we can't go on like this. You've always been there for me. Since the day I was born. For twenty three years you have given me community that has helped become the man I am today. You helped raise me. You taught me who Jesus is and who I … Continue reading A love letter to the church.

How to become perfect (sort of)

Cade Gibson | Author, That Guy Over the past few months, I have been drawn to watch a show called Fixer Upper. For those of you that don't know, this show is about a couple from Texas who take a family's dream home and make it a reality with what they have. They pick from 3 different houses, … Continue reading How to become perfect (sort of)

I want to stroll over heaven with you

So, for those of you that know me personally probably know the people who are closest to me. Today marks 1 year since I lost my grandmother, Minnie Carpenter, and that was the hardest thing I've ever experienced. It seems like just a couple weeks ago I was sitting at her house with her watching … Continue reading I want to stroll over heaven with you

Precious in His sight

Jeremiah 1:5 "I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations." This was a message that the Lord gave Jeremiah, but does it not also apply to us? As I watch the news or look on … Continue reading Precious in His sight

Is God Really Good All The Time?

We've all heard the saying, "God is good all the time and all the time God is good." I'm sure that you had already finished saying it in your head before you even read it, because that's just how common it is. However, sometimes life can be extremely hard and overbearing. We go through heartache, … Continue reading Is God Really Good All The Time?

The Church: danger zone

Stop. Do not enter. Unless, you know, you want to be endlessly judged, stared at, told what you're doing wrong and the like. More often than not, those not already plugged into a church will not enter solely based off of fear of judgement, rejection, or isolation. "I've been a member of my church for … Continue reading The Church: danger zone

Just tell me what to do now

I was not scheduled to write at all in January. I didn't know why. This is why. January was filled with firsts. The first time I'd been around 50,000+ people. The first time I'd fully gotten into learning more about God. The first time I'd realized how much I'm being pushed to God by others. … Continue reading Just tell me what to do now