Because I’m Happy

June 15, 2014

As I sit here at 1 AM on Fathers Day, I am happy. I have been blessed so many times in my life with things I know are beyond what I deserve. I was raised by parents that love me. They taught me what it means to be a man of my word, and a […]



June 11, 2014

I am tired. Can I be transparent for a minute. I have heard for the last year from every single church planter, that planting a church is the hardest thing they have ever done. Honestly, I thought they were just being whiners. I knew if wasn’t an easy task, but I thought they were inflating […]


You Are Important

June 4, 2014

This is a message I sent to the launch team for the new church I am planting, Discover Family Church. I hope that it speaks to all of you, and where you are at with whatever church you are attending right now. You are important. Hello friends. Wanted to send you a quick note. We […]


Risk Is Everything

March 6, 2014

If you aren’t risking anything, then you are risking everything. I have always been a risk taker. Many times that has led to so many hard and trying times in my life. But that has also led to the most incredible wins I have had. Simple fact is, you will never get the big rewards […]

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I Am Offended

February 13, 2014

Can I tell you something….I am offended. I know nearly everyone is offended, nearly all of the time. I also know that this post will offend some of you. We live in a culture that wants to be offended. Things that really have no bearing, or meaning to us, we take offense to. That is […]


Han Solo Christianity

December 12, 2013

I have grown up as an artist. When I was a kid I was singing and hamming it up every chance I got. When I hit high school I began acting. My freshman year I was a lead in the high school play (even got to kiss a senior, gotta love Brigadoon). Then when we […]


Years Go By

December 6, 2013

5 years ago today, I had the most important conversation of my life I was preparing to start my first bike tour across the nation with Bike For The Light. I had just quit my job, sold nearly everything I owned, and moved into my parents guest room to get ready to go cross country […]



July 29, 2013

If you go to England they have a 2 pound coin. It has something that I think is awesome. A friend of mine went there a few years ago and brought one back for me. On the edge of the coin all the way around isn’t ridges like we have on our quarter. Instead it […]


July 18, 2013

I heard a quote a while back that is taking on new meaning in my life. We are planting a church (if you didn’t know that read this blog for more info). While I am feeling content, in God’s will, and super excited….I am also terrified. Here is the quote that has become my mantra […]


The Next Journey…..

July 15, 2013

I have been quiet on my blog for a while now. There are a couple reasons for this. One reason is completely normal….life is busy and when I do have time I end up filling it with my family. Sometimes it just comes down to motivation. While writing a blog seems simple, it does take […]