I spent the past week in Atlanta, GA (East Atlanta, to be precise) with this amazing group of students and leaders. To be completely honest, I had some doubts about going on the trip. I wasn’t sure what we were going to be doing, and I just wasn’t sure I was using my vacation time … More Mission Trip 2014: Atlanta, GA
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “selling out” as betraying ones cause or associates especially for personal gain. Most people would probably agree with that. When we think of someone selling out, it usually isn’t a good thing. But, I’m looking at it differently. I want to sell out in a positive way. Allow me to explain. I … More Sold Out
We are just over halfway through January and I have already known of 8 people who have passed away this year. Of those, I personally knew 3 of them. Each of these deaths have affected me or someone I know. The purpose of this post isn’t to talk about these deaths or the grief that … More Time is Short: What Are You Doing?
We throw away broken things, but God don’t. God uses broken things. The above film is my absolute favorite thus far featured on I Am Second. I first saw it a few weeks ago and shared it via Twitter and Facebook. Since then I have watched it many times and was inspired to write … More God Uses Broken Things
Please watch the video then read on. When I first watched this video a few days ago I had several things to say. I prepared so much to write in a blog post, but somehow it just didn’t seem right. So, I scrapped it all and started over. I can’t say much. Mr. Munroe said … More Live Second: Birth
I love the commercial above! The first time I saw it I laughed out loud, and I stop what I’m doing and watch when I see it. It certainly is humorous and memorable. Setting humor aside I began thinking about what the commercial says. Pass down something he will be grateful for. That line made … More Leaving a Legacy
I’ve noticed something when I drive. I see this sign everywhere, but I see very few people obeying it. Why? It is such a simple concept. It’s easy to do. So why do so many ignore it? Dictionary.com offers several definitions to the word yield. Three of them involve giving up. to give up, as … More Yield