Vows and Commitments: Tools for Spiritual Abuse?

For as long as I can remember, I have heard about vows and commitments. Throughout my life, different speakers and teachers encouraged me to make various commitments. Bill Gothard probably pushed me to make more commitments than anyone else. He Read More …

Youth Alive 2017: WOW! What a Weekend!

Last weekend, I experienced one of the most incredible weekends of my life. I am not kidding. I went to the Youth Alive conference near Lancaster, PA. I had almost not registered for it, but God gave me some pushing Read More …

Happy 30th Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

Dear Mom and Dad, I want to thank you for the incredibly important step you took 30 years ago, when you stood at the front of a church and, before “God and these witnesses”, entered into a covenant together. Obviously, Read More …

Winter at White Rocks

The other day, after we had a bit of snow, I went to a nearby park and spent the afternoon shooting some video. A little snow can sure add beauty to the winter scenery!  

Happy New Year!

Greetings from A Radical for Jesus! It’s a brand new year, a great time for reflection, new beginnings, and changes. As I think about this blog in the new year, I feel that it’s time I make a small change Read More …

FREE Christmas Music!

I’m happy to announce that my family’s free Christmas recording, “The Gift of His Love”, is now available! The music is also available as a free download at CDBaby; as a CD on Amazon; at music download sites such as Read More …

Modesty: A Letter to Myself, 10 Years Later

Dear Joel, I read your article about modesty, entitled “What Should I Wear?” I want to commend you for your passion and desire to serve the Lord. However, I want to share with you some things that God has been Read More …