We Blame God, but is it His Fault?
Allison Vesterfelt
By Allison Vesterfelt

A few years ago I was about to go on a big road trip with a close friend. We had spent months planning, had both quit our full time jobs and moved out of our respective apartments with the idea that God had called us to do something big — chase our dreams of becoming a musician (my friend) and a writer (me).

50 States. Six months. Seattle, Boise, Rapid City, New York, Boston, etc. We spread maps out in front of us and charted our course. We were literally prepared to sell everything we owned to make our dreams a reality.

Then, one day, I just said it […]

Can Positive Self-Talk Make You Run Faster?
Tim Schurrer
By Tim Schurrer

Recently, I had to learn how to combat negative thoughts. I joined a gym a couple months ago because I was getting lightheaded doing even minimal physical activity. You’d look at me and assume I’m in shape, but up until this past spring, my days were spent in front of a computer or reading. Neither of those things require being in shape.

Walking into a new gym can be overwhelming. Where do I go? How do these machines work? To minimize my risk of being embarrassed, I […]

A Definition of INTEGRITY That Will Change the Way You Live
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

I’ve heard the word integrity thrown around a great deal, but I’ve never had a working definition. The word itself has become vague and mostly makes me confused or just creates light feelings of guilt.

But not anymore.

Recently, a therapist asked me to write a few lines about what integrity means to me […]