A COVID-19 Wedding

A COVID-19 Wedding

Imagine dreaming about your wedding day your entire life..Imagine making plans months ahead of time..Imagine having everything read to go..Then a world-wide pandemic hits..That's the story of Jared and Bekah Schneider..And after making tons of last minute changes to...

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Joy. Peace. Hope.

Joy. Peace. Hope.

I once heard someone say that “Churches should post on social media as if they never met in person.”.This was said quite some time ago and now, we find ourselves in that reality..Pastors all over America are using social media more than ever, simply because it’s all...

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Faithful Over Famous

Faithful Over Famous

FAITHFUL OVER FAMOUS..You can spend your life building your own kingdom if you want..It’ll just die out when you do..But what will last forever is the work and acts of love we accomplish for his Kingdom..Through his leading and empowerment..Living a meaningful life...

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Services vs. Stunts

Services vs. Stunts

Students ministries in Illinois and across the country are gearing up for their Speed The Light fundraisers..Speed The Light is a missions giving organization which provides transportation, communication equipment, and other resources to spread the Gospel around the...

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When We See Red & Blue Lights

When We See Red & Blue Lights

This morning I woke up to the news that a North Central University student passed away in his sleep..He was only a senior in college..I started scrolling through the comments on social media to see people’s reactions..And it all reminded me of what happened when my...

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Things I’m Thankful For | Day Five

Things I’m Thankful For | Day Five

Things I'm Thankful For:.#5: My Career..Growing up, we're told to find a job you love..However, this idea gets forgotten as we encounter the real world: student loans, rent payments, and the expectations of others..Eventually, most of us just end up doing whatever we...

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Things I’m Thankful For | Day Four

Things I’m Thankful For | Day Four

Things I’m Thankful For:.#4-My Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins..Growing up, my household always lived away from the rest of our family..From the time I was born through high school, the closest we ever lived to them was a four-hour drive..Over the past couple...

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Things I’m Thankful For | Day Three

Things I’m Thankful For | Day Three

Things I’m Thankful For:.#3: Those Who Have Helped Me In My Career..Back in 2017, I was trying out this thing called “Freelance Filmmaking”..And one of my first jobs was creating a promo video for The Bridge Church in Greenville, Illinois..Those couple years of...

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Things I’m Thankful For | Day Two

Things I’m Thankful For | Day Two

Things I’m Thankful For:.#2: My Dad.I’m grateful for his love, ministry, and sense of humor..And I’m grateful for the twenty-two years I got to spend with him on this side of eternity..When we experience loss of any kind, it’s tempting to focus on what we don’t and...

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Things I’m Thankful For | Day One

Things I’m Thankful For | Day One

Today, we start celebrating Thanksgiving-mas..As I listen to Christmas music, I want to post daily about the things I'm grateful for leading up to Thanksgiving Dinner..Because a thankful life is a happy life..First things first: I'm thankful for my Mom and...

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