I Still Respect Cam Newton

For those who know me, I’m an arm-chair football fan. I don’t know how to read a defense or where every player went to college. But I do love watching the game – and for better or worse, it’s America’s game. Preface: I’m not really a Cam Newton or Carolina…

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Preaching Grace

I’ve been following Bill Giovannetti for a while now after reading his book, “Grace Intervention” – a book recommended by my lead pastor, Scott Treadway of Rancho. Recently he wrote an article, “Why I Preach Grace-Filled Sermons Your congregation needs rest, not a “to-do” list“. for Christianity Today and it’s so…

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Trapped in Your Own Body?

I watched this Ted Talk today and was absolutely blown away… I can’t even imagine the horror of being trapped inside your own body. Then to hear some of the unthinkable things that this man experienced during that time – it’s heartbreaking. But what is really heartbreaking is that it…

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What I’m Listening to: Mat Kearney

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post, so I thought I’d share about some music I’m really enjoying (got a few posts planned). I’ve got Mat Kearney’s “Just Kids” on repeat a lot lately – probably driving my family and friends crazy. To be honest, I never…

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A New Season of Ministry

Every few years I end up re-inventing myself. I love learning and trying new things. I love to dream up and build new things. I’m blessed that I’m in an organization where I can do just that. When I joined Rancho about six years ago, I answered a phone call…

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