Our podcast guests this week are Matthew and Bethany Williams. Not only are they married, together they lead Exile International, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower children of war to become leaders for peace through art therapy and holistic, rehabilitative care. In this episode we go behind the scenes of the Williams’ marriage… View Post
The last few weeks are teaching us about the fragility of life. As we continue to grieve the loss of my Dad, we’re also celebrating all the Lord gives us–especially each other. The balancing act of experiencing grief yet celebrating moments is not an easy one. But we must all grieve. Without it, we don’t… View Post
As the sun peered through the window of the chapel on our wedding day, my wife, Christi, vowed at the altar, “You are my teammate.” I remember it like it was yesterday. She lives it. Apparently, she remembered my vow too: “I will fight hard for you, not with you.” I think she… View Post
Cutting. Dusting. Choking. Salvia. And no I’m not referring to cutting vegetables, cleaning your house or choking on your saliva-though that would be weird too. This is more serious than that. Way more serious.
Words you didn’t hear five years ago have now become common vernacular in a youth culture desperate for healing. Cutting-to desperately relieve the internal pain and depression. Using Dust Off ®-an aerosolized computer keyboard cleaner that contains compressed gas-to get high. Choking oneself to enter a euphoric state. And Salvia-an halluncinogenic herb only banned in eight states-more powerful than and considered to be the next marijuana. New fads. More teen deaths.