Shifting the Shame and Why I gave up on Preaching.

Where Shame is, there is also fear. – John Milton Shifting the Shame I was at a meeting recently when someone said, “I have had to learn to shift the…

My Night of Insanity

The disease of addiction dictates that I will lose all the things that I love in time and the “rule of threes” dictates a grim long term prognosis (jail, institution,…

Unlovable.

“Love; it will not betray you, dismay or enslave you. It will set you free.” -Mumford and Sons   All the things that she’d suspected I’d expected her to fear…

Stuck and Unable to Change

“Views change. People change. Experiences require a change of view or conversely, digging one’s heels into the ground, never to move again.” When I was a teenager, I was a…

Rethinking… Church Planting…

I know I have no business writing about church planting. In fact, I have retired from the painstaking task of being involved with the venture and adventure of church planting.…

Guest Post – The Legal Professional and Alcohol

A friend of mine, who became a good friend and support during my time in Outpatient treatment has written a fantastic article regarding the legal profession and alcohol. In 2016,…

Guest Post – The Opioid Crisis

A friend of mine from years ago, a man who I didn’t get to know very well before he was off of my radar (until recently), has been going through…