Psalm 30 (In Modern Language)

September 8 Eugene Peterson is a master with words and this week, I’ve been enjoying his modern interpretation of the Psalms. It’s an honest, fearless, worshipful message inspired by Scripture’s truth: God, my God, I yelled for help And you put me together. God, you pulled me out of the grave, Gave me another chance … Continue reading Psalm 30 (In Modern Language)

“He Will Stand On the Dust”

September 1 You and I are corruptible beings because our great-grandpa swallowed the poison of curse. We’re banished to the dust we came from (Gen. 3:19). Our days are like grass ripped by the wind. God knows we’re perishable, rotting (Ps. 103:14-15). And yet. Grace acted, history shifted, and the Father took the Son from … Continue reading “He Will Stand On the Dust”

3 Real Life Rebelutionaries (And What They’ve Taught Me)

This article was first published on, where you can read it in its entirety. I was born into a culture that coddles teenagers, so I forget many of the people God used for his purposes were my age. Daniel was a youth when Nebuchadnezzar captured him. His three friends–Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego–were likely teenagers … Continue reading 3 Real Life Rebelutionaries (And What They’ve Taught Me)

4 Reasons Why Young People (Like You) Should Write

I’m a writer. I type words and erase more. I scribble down thoughts, then scratch them out. I spend my free time with verbs and commas and clauses. I long to create sentences that stir people’s souls and, ultimately, redirect their gaze. I write so people worship Christ. Not everyone shares my passion for words, … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Young People (Like You) Should Write

The Young Writer’s Workshop

August 11 On an unusually warm day in January 2017, my passion for writing was seriously kindled. I sat watching one video after another of young writers sharing their testimonies. These weren't hobby writers. These were teenagers holding published books in their hands. I was awed. Since 2017, I’ve been a member of The Young … Continue reading The Young Writer’s Workshop