The Really, Great, Fantastic, News about… Guilt!

Guilt sucks. Nobody likes to feel guilty. Maybe you’re still holding on to guilt from something you’ve done in the past. Maybe you are expecting someone to feel guilty for something they did. Maybe you’re sick and tired feeling it every.single.time you choose to do “it.” No matter who you are, and what you’ve done,Continue reading “The Really, Great, Fantastic, News about… Guilt!”

Post #GCSA15: 5 things Adventist Millenials can do after the General Conference

It. Is. Finished. Now what? These are 5 things that you and I can do in light of, and in response to, what has happened. 1) Speak up. Even Twitter didn’t see it coming – the interactive contribution of SDA millennials across the globe displaying the most effective use of a hashtag I’ve seen tillContinue reading “Post #GCSA15: 5 things Adventist Millenials can do after the General Conference”

How to Abuse Your Relationship With God.

I have to admit. Sometimes I think God is in an abusive relationship with me. I get it. “Abuse” is a word loaded with paper trails, court appeals, and restraining orders. It does have baggage. But when taken at face value, to abuse simply means to misuse, or use improperly. In that vein of thought,Continue reading “How to Abuse Your Relationship With God.”

20 Ways to Not Waste Your Snow Day.

I am snowed in. It’s nice 🙂 And I’m sure the same feeling is shared, for the most part, by my sleep-deprived, frost-bitten friends who attend Andrews University located in Narnia, Michigan. If your school/workplace declares a snow day, and you have a whole day just for youself, here are some things you could do: 1) CallContinue reading “20 Ways to Not Waste Your Snow Day.”

The Gospel According to Sriracha

There are two kinds of people in this world. People who have tried Sriracha. And people who have not. If you are here, chances are that either you know what Sriracha is, have tried it, or wondering where this gospel is found in the Bible ( check in the appendix…… just kidding) For those fallingContinue reading “The Gospel According to Sriracha”

Why Christians Should Not Focus On Being Like Jesus.

I’ve always wondered what the phrase “be like Jesus” meant. Does it mean to copy His appearance? If so, does that mean I had to grow a beard, sow my own clothes, and chuck my shoes for some sandals? Does it mean to imitate His personality? Then does that mean I have to swap myContinue reading “Why Christians Should Not Focus On Being Like Jesus.”

The Single Most Important Choice You Can Make RIGHT NOW to Grow in Your Relationship with God.

What’s the most important choice you can make right now to grow spiritually? If I were to tell you, you probably wouldn’t even believe it. It is so simple, so unsophisticated, so candid that you might even kick yourself for not realizing it. At least that’s what I did when I first realized it. IfContinue reading “The Single Most Important Choice You Can Make RIGHT NOW to Grow in Your Relationship with God.”

What I Learnt When I was Fired From a Summer Camp ( and why I’ll be taking a break from writing )

Last year, I worked as a camp counselor at Pine Springs Ranch Christian Camp (PSR). My experience at the camp was cut short due to a forest fire which significantly affected the camp. Due to considerable damage to the sewage plant and other facilities, the camp was cancelled for the summer. So I was fired. quite literally.Continue reading “What I Learnt When I was Fired From a Summer Camp ( and why I’ll be taking a break from writing )”

What Subway Taught Me About The Love of God

I was starving. The cacophony of voices from the transiting passengers at the Dubai International Airport was muffled by the growls of my stomach. Yes. I should have bought something in the plane. But i I’d just spent half my inheritance on a baguette at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris prior to thisContinue reading “What Subway Taught Me About The Love of God”

What I Learnt from Having My Dad For The Past Three Weeks ( and why you should connect with your family NOW)

Dada left. We’d spend almost a month together and yesterday, he caught a flight back to Michigan from where we are in California. It’s been surreal having him around. There has to be a word that’s more memorable than “memorable” to describe the experiences I’ve had with him during the past few weeks. My pastorContinue reading “What I Learnt from Having My Dad For The Past Three Weeks ( and why you should connect with your family NOW)”