How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 2: The Battle of the Body

Step One was all about mastering your mind; your thoughts. Have you taken the time to really put in effort in this area? Have you seen progress? If you're ready, read on, but if not then no worries. Take your time and at least gain some traction in the area of mental discipline, in taking … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 2: The Battle of the Body

Jesus loves me, this I know…

Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash Writing Music (There's an audio version of this at the bottom of the page, or you can listen HERE.) I remember running as a child through the forests near my home, through fields, down dirt roads, over creeks... I was always running, climbing, biking, jumping. Always moving, except for … Continue reading Jesus loves me, this I know…

Commitment to Exceeding Expectations is Powerful

Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash Many of you already know that I'm taking part in SOULCON Challenge Eleazer right now. Today is Day 19 of the challenge and it's going well. It's showing me in new ways how powerful self-discipline is in my walk with Christ. I'm learning that turning from the lusts of … Continue reading Commitment to Exceeding Expectations is Powerful

To my family, I’m sorry… (A letter from the dead to the living)

Photo by Ahmed Adly on Unsplash To my family, I'm sorry... You were right, and I'm dead now. I'm sorry for disbelieving you; for putting my own selfish desires first. You deserved better from me, and yet I just couldn't do it. Maybe I wasn't strong enough... You were there beside me, loving and encouraging … Continue reading To my family, I’m sorry… (A letter from the dead to the living)

Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus

Photo by Walter Ch├ívez on Unsplash Writing Music Welcome back all. It's been a good spring break, but now back to the writing. I've got a lot coming down the pipeline but before all that I wanted to take a moment to look at Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus Christ. It seems like he … Continue reading Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus

Pride and Capsized Canoes

Photo by Matt Power on Unsplash Writing Music I had the privilege of joining a group of men in a nearby city for Godly fellowship and fitness recently. I don't think I've written on Gibborim or SOULCON here, so if you're a man and you don't know about them I highly recommend clicking on those … Continue reading Pride and Capsized Canoes

No Shame in Surrender

Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash Writing Music Surrender is something I've struggled with for a long time. For my entire life I've viewed surrender as something only the losers do, and then only if they're too weak willed to die fighting. It was only shame, to me, to think of surrendering. You can probably … Continue reading No Shame in Surrender

Sober from Alcohol, Empowered by the Holy Spirit

Photo by Emmanuel Phaeton on Unsplash Writing Music I'm currently reading a book called The Spirit-Filled Life by Charles F. Stanley. In this book, Stanley spends some time going over each example in the New Testament where the idea of being filled with the Holy Spirit is spoken of. He notes that this idea found … Continue reading Sober from Alcohol, Empowered by the Holy Spirit

How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design

Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash I read the story of the cross, of Jesus' death, and I cry. That this sinless, eternal Being would willingly suffer torture and death so that I would have a chance at redemption is both heartbreaking and extremely heartening.I can't help but ask, "Why?" What would possess such a … Continue reading How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design

How to be a Successful Indie Author

Photo by RetroSupply on Unsplash The Indie Revolution is here. Everyday more people take up the mantle of Indie Author and decide to write and publish their stories for the world to read. In fact, thousands of new books are published ever month. But the truth is that most of those books get read by … Continue reading How to be a Successful Indie Author