Have you ever shopped at Publix or Kroger? The customer service they provide is night and day. One crushes it and we can learn from them.
The Enneagram has been a hot topic around my house. Should it have a place in the Christian life or is it a wolf in sheep’s clothing?
For 2020, I put together a list of books I would like to have finished by the end of the year. If you have any suggestions, send them my way.
Anger is arguably my greatest weakness. My anger progresses quickly to a level that is likely shortening my lifespan. I need to be better.
The words are easy to follow and the tempo is upbeat with a good twist at the end that will tug at your heartstrings. It gets me in the feels every time.
There is a hole in your life. You might think I’m crazy, but I know it’s there. We crave anything we can find to fill it. We attempt to fill this hole with money, success, people, games, lust, alcohol, drugs, education, science, anything, everything.
Stories bind us. Stories captivate us. Stories move us. Stories relate us to each other. This is only the beginning of my story. Two true stories from my life where I was saved. One from the spiritual world, one from the physical world, both connected
This song speaks to me on a deeper level with friends I know have experienced times of great need and when there was nowhere left to go, on their knees they went
I believe for an athlete to be the best they can be both on and off the field, attitude and effort are mutually inclusive. Give 100 percent.
This is just a post. You could just read it and see for yourself. If you choose to read it, you just might get something out of it. Perhaps, you just might enjoy it. Maybe it’s just for fun.
I have had many ups and downs in my journey through life and faith, but one thing has always stayed consistent, forever unchanging, and always there to pick up the pieces of our brokenness and make us whole again.
Tobymac’s “The Elements” is Ariyana’s “get pumped” song for softball. As a father, I use this as my “stay strong” song for doing life.
Have you ever sold a car because it was dirty? Crazy thought, I know. Does He give you up on you because your life is messy? Some might think so.
This week for Music Monday I’m going electronic with Scandroid. I realize I may have just lost most everyone with that opening sentence. I urge you to take a moment, step outside your comfort zone, and give it a shot.
What did I mean when I said, “I play for my team?” I had the girls repeat this over and over. It was not until the end of the season the words finally made sense.
During my seasons as an assistant coach for my daughter’s softball team, one phrase you will hear me say quite often is, “I play for my self. I play for my team.” Let’s break down the first part of that phrase.
One of the things my wife and I have always told our kids is, “you have to do at least one thing, because doing nothing is not an option.” I think most parents would echo that same statement.
Song three in the “Monthly Music Week” series is “Talk to Much” by COIN. This song actually took me by surprise. I did not expect to like it as much as I do.
Today is song two in the “Monthly Music Week” series. The song is “Cutthroat” by S U R V I V E and is devoid of lyrics. It is 100% instrumental and it is amazing.
Today marks the first song in my series “Monthly Music Week” and is titled “Rockin’ Chairs” by Brantley Gilbert. Truth be told, I actually dig this song.
I am always learning and trying to do better. Here are three vital principles I have learned and have greatly contributed to my development as a leader.
I have set out with a personal goal of reading a book a month for the year of 2017. This is an exercise in discipline and personal development.
I am super excited about the next chapter in my career. Take a quick trip to see where I was and where I’m going to in the future.
The festival was full of fun, excitement, games, and … the rock wall. Little did I know this would be a proving ground for trusting Jesus.
What does it mean to be Faithfully Agile?
What life lesson can we learn from observing lawn birds and freshly cut grass?
Skillet is one of those bands that I have just stuck with through the years and have always been a listening pleasure.
While it’s not necessarily a spirtiual song, the words could be applied to a relationship with our Heavenly Father.
We are all created in His image despite what others may say about you.
The instrumental side of this song is magical. Layer incredible lyrics on top and you have a recipe for a timeless song.
Andy Mineo is a man who stands, unashamed, by his convictions and is not afraid to speak his mind when it comes to Biblical truths.
The song is simply beautiful and needs little explanation of why it should be featured.
RED releases “of Beauty and Rage” to the masses and it does not disappoint.
Everytime I listen to this song something swells inside my soul and I can’t help but get misty-eyed.
I have been bent, broken, and uprooted. Have you?
This post could make you spontaneously salivate. You have been warned.
Today’s song is incredibly moving song. The lyrics and music are powerful.
This week’s Top 10 Tuesday is the Top 10 Places I would like to visit.
All in all, when I first heard this song, I was all but broken. It was through my brokenness that God turned my life around.
In the same vein of Music Monday, today I am launching… Top 10 Tuesday!
“In Search Of” is a great depiction of a Holy Father who loves his children even when they have nothing else to give.
Theocracy brings the truth in one of their best symphonic masterpieces.
Ska music shaped my teen years and my listening tastes for life.
Manic Bloom has flown under the radar for a long time, but they have now been exposed and they are amazing.
What if you could go to a place where you are accepted for who you are right now? Would you check it out? I know I would.
Incredible song about leaving the bad behind and wanting more from life.
Georgia Tech beats arch-nemesis UGA 30 to 24 in Athens on Senior night 2014.
Project 86 releases their newest album Knives to the Future for your listening pleasure.
“Do you have any jumper cables?” Chances are, if you own a car, you can answer yes to that question. Life needs jumper cables too.
Animator vs. Animation is a collection of short films that are funny, entertaining, and very clever.
This week’s Music Monday is from a band that I have followed for years now. The song is “Shadow Over Me” by Spoken. This song is a great reminder to set your eyes on grace. We must learn to look past the gloom and doom of the day and press on with faith that He is […]
Otis Taylor is the king of the banjo.
4,3,2,1…. listen now!
Parenthood is amazing. I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world. There are plenty of things I did not know before having my kids, such as how to change a diaper, one-handed, in the dark, while navigating around toys strewn across the floor like feet landmines. One thing I certainly did not know is how […]
Project 86 is one of my favorite bands. “Fall, Goliath, Fall” is a resounding battle cry to defeat our giants.
The song is a great reflection of how we live our lives.
In honor of Thousand Foot Krutch releasing their new album, here is a link to grab their album or you can listen to it below.
This is another one of my kid’s favorites. The song is “Let Me Drown” by We As Human. The song is off of their self-titled album. I love the lyrics for this song. At times we think we’re invincible. At times we think that we can do it all without Him and that’s how we roll. […]
The same time every year, we take our family beach trip. This year was no exception. We had an absolute blast.
Oh boys and girls, I have quite a hidden gem for today’s Music Monday.
If you take a quick step back, you can see an incredible life lesson from a simple boogie board.
I absolutely love cover songs. This is one of my personal, all-time favorites. It is a cover of “Carry On My Wayward Son” by The Showdown originally performed by Kansas. Not too much to say about this one except that it is an amazing cover. The Showdown“Carry On My Wayward Son” Lyrics Carry on my […]
I absolutely love songs that tell a story. “Journey of a Spruce Tree” by Orion Walsh is one of my personal favorites and it is off the album First By Water, Then By Fire. It has love, action, drama, sadness. It is a great story of atypical friendship. If you enjoy the song, you can […]
Family Force 5 is and has been for a long time one of my favorite bands. Most of their songs are just plain ole fun and are not supposed to be taken too seriously. “Chainsaw” is definitely no exception. Have fun and enjoy the fun. Family Force 5 (feat. Tedashii)“Chainsaw” Lyrics Yeah, they like the […]
“Car Radio” is one of my personal favorites by a band named Twenty One Pilots. When I first listened to it, I not sure I knew what to think about it. But the more times I heard it, the more I fell in love with the idea of losing my car radio. Ok, maybe not losing my […]
This is one of my family’s favorite songs. It is “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” by Mike Mains & The Branches. It’s a blast to listen to and you can’t help but smile and sing along. This is an appropriate song for someone having a bad day. It’s also a great song for someone rebounding from a […]
After dozens of fonts tried, these top 3 coding fonts I use on a daily basis.
“Take a bath. Get your pajamas on. Brush your teeth. Okay, let’s sit down. Ariyana, sit in your spot. Maddox… Maddox, c’mon over here and sit in your spot.” This is typically the order of operation every night before my kids hit the sack. There are some variations. We toss in a story or two if […]
Happy Mother’s Day to the best mommy in the world!! Love,Ariyana and Maddox
Pictures from the Braselton Beach Bash 2014. It was a cloudy day which made it feel great. We had a blast!! Continue reading to check out pictures of all the fun!!!!
I walked beside her as my six and a half year old baby girl, Ariyana, struggled with all her might to man-handle the green, self-propelled Lawn Boy mower.
This particular song really grabbed my attention and the lyrics really speak for themselves. Because I am human, I am a failure to someone. That someone could be my wife, kids, boss, parent, friend, or most of all myself. But even in the midst of my failure, there is one who will never fail and that is […]