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    Join me in discovering God as a good Father. A Father who reveals His nature not only in the times of peace and beauty, but especially in the trials and suffering of this life. The Esther of old was a voice for those lamenting; I hope to become one, too. Read more...

We’re in the month of love. The word love will stir up a lot of mixed emotions for many of us. How do you define love? For years I defined love as unsafe, conditional, destructive, uncertain and unsteady. From my experience growing up, it would have been hard to define love any other way. Many of […]

The Catalyst Conference has been some of my favorite friends to work with for almost a decade. It meant a lot when their Executive Director Tyler Reagin asked me to introduce No More Faking Fine in a session during their fall conference. Not only does Catalyst do a great job equipping leaders who love the church, they are […]

In the summer of 2015 I attended the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. They had a business program that I was made aware of from Ravi Zacharias International Ministry. I attended, desperately wanting to pull through a season of lament with my faith in tact. Not only did my time in Oxford prove to be edifying and […]

Bible Gateway is a website I use constantly for reading, referencing and studying. It was an honor to chat with Managing Editor Jonathan Pierson about No More Faking Fine. We’re the first article tag of lament on this well known Bible website, so let’s keep the conversation going: No More Faking Fine: An Interview with Bible Gateway

Have you ever uttered a “How Long” lament? “How long will my enemy triumph over me?“ Psalm 13:2b (NIV) “How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?” (Psalm 13:1, NIV) “How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and day after day have sorrow in my […]