My Biggest Insecurity | Life Update 3.24.19

My Biggest Insecurity | Life Update 3.24.19

Insecurities..Normally when we hear this word we think of our pudgy bellies, that massive zit on our face, or some other aspect about ourselves we're not proud of..Over the past decade I've been fighting an insecurity of my own. But it's different than what you may be...

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What Is This?

What Is This?

Have you ever had one of those moments where you’re mindlessly doing something and then you snap out of it all of a sudden?  Like you blink a couple of times and you say to yourself “Wait a minute. What am I doing?” I think we all need to do that from time to time,...

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Do you ever feel guilty for resting?

Do you ever feel guilty for resting?

Do you ever feel guilty for resting?  Like you have a hard time sleeping or lounging around because you are constantly thinking about all the things that need doing? The to-do list will never run out. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for our soul, mind, and...

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My Thoughts on Pro-Life/Abortion

My Thoughts on Pro-Life/Abortion

For basically my entire life, I grew up alongside a person who doctors said should have been aborted. To them, Nathaniel Thayer had no reason to live. We all knew he would have severe physical and mentally disabilities, so what would be the point of living? Obviously,...

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PK RETREAT ’19

PK RETREAT ’19

This Weekend’s Story: Pastor Kids Retreat 2k19. It’s like summer camp, but with snow. Growing up, I was one of these kids. Being raised in a minister’s home is a blessing, but it has its own challenges that only other PK’s can understand. Weekends like this were vital...

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Healing

Healing

The Holidays are about spending time with loved-ones. This can be a number of things like having meaningful conversations, giving hugs, and making new memories. If for some reason a loved-one is unable to do such things, then meet them where they’re at. When death...

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Deep and Wide Impact | Stan Lee

Deep and Wide Impact | Stan Lee

Over the years, I’ve had a few people say I look like Peter Parker. Peter Parker/Spider-Man was one of many characters created by Stan Lee. In his 95 years of life, he made an two kinds of “impact”: deep and wide. In his lifetime, he achieved a goal all creators...

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Momentum

Momentum

Students of Illinois. You inspire me. It was an honor to be your storyteller at Momentum Youth Convention. Thanks for being cooler than me when I was your age. Let’s change the world here and there together Momentum '18 | Highlights from Illinois Student...

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The Stories I Want To Tell

The Stories I Want To Tell

As a creator, there are some projects which just stick with you. And the 60 second documentary I made for Team Illinois about The Bridge Greenville's Birthday is one of those. Not because it's perfect, but because I want to tell MORE stories...

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Two Months In

Two Months In

  About two months ago, I achieved my goal of becoming a full-time storyteller. It was like my entire life up to that point was building up to this moment. However, it was only the beginning.   What I love about this season is I'm doing things that have never been...

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