Defined by Love

Telling the Tales of Life and Finding Joy in the Journey


This is where you will encounter the raw reality of my life. I am a conflicted and contradicted man with a heart full of love that cannot love, bound by the constant sinking in the quicksand of my own faithless moments.


But I am also one who is (like everyone else who is willing to risk hope beyond human reason) a child of God, wooed by the Author of Love. A messy man who who is led by a God who will not rest until He can look at my life and call it very good (Gen. 1:31-2:3).

So as I find the time and inspiration, I hope to let you in on my clumsy journey. All of it. There is an unspoken fear in so many Christian churches that any exposure of our true selves is proof that Christ is not in us.


On the contrary, the more we are willing to brave chasing the rabbit hole down, to see how low we really are, the higher and grander we will understand Christ to be. So let's journey together. Let's discover ever deeper and richer understandings of who our Savior is and what He has set before us! Above our actions and beyond on dreams, we are defined by Love.


Fatherhood | -

Itís not wrong that I want to be a father. Naive, I give you, give you in spades.


My want to be a father is the want I have to hold my children with the warm, strong, rough hands that tell tales of woe and work, sure safety and consistent comfort, by the scratches they leave on their innocent skin. I want them to know what I know, and what I want for them.


It is the same comforting love that some rough, scared hands scratched in to my soul, long ago... more »

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