What to Do After a Retreat

What to Do After a Retreat

Q. How do I come back from a conference and continue to be as close to God as I was there? A. The answer to this one is unfortunately easy. I say unfortunately because it’s often frustrating for me too. Here it is: daily prayer. Seriously. That’s it. Let me explain....
What Actually Makes You Beautiful

What Actually Makes You Beautiful

Beauty isn’t something accidental to our nature. It’s something that’s at the very core of your being. You are beautiful because you are made in the image and likeness of God, who is the source of all beauty.

The Answer to Your Pain

The Answer to Your Pain

Our world is broken. Since sin first entered, we’ve suffered from it, had our hearts broken and died from it. This video went around the Internet recently: When I first heard that, what I heard was pain. The pain of a child with no father, a victim of sin trying...
Why I Love Confession

Why I Love Confession

"God the father of mercies, through the death and resurrection of his Son…" Kneeling in the creaky confessional, I realized that this moment is my favorite moment in all the world. And that those words are the most beautiful I have ever heard....