Cabin Fever

This month I had the amazing opportunity to embark on my first ever trip to the Smoky Mountains with my family– all planned within the week prior. It was one of those “It’s time to get away, let’s go do this,” moments. Plus it checked off a box on my bucket list to visit all…

Refrigerator Art

“Dad, wook come see what I made!” My son’s face lit up with enthusiasm as his little hand pulled me towards the refrigerator. “Show me!” I replied, his excitement transferring instantaneously in a bold denial of the laws of physics. “Wook!” He turned to me, grinning from ear-to-ear, tiny finger outstretched towards the scribbled mess…

One Hope

The statistics are sobering. On any given day, there are over 400,000 children in the foster care system in the United States.[1] What is far more sobering, is the realization that those statistics aren’t just numbers. Each one represents a human being that was subjected to such severe neglect and/or abuse that the state deemed…

The Fervent Dad Challenge

The Fervent Dad Challenge A daily workout for the body, mind, heart, and spirit for Christian fathers of toddlers. Although I have never done CrossFit, sometimes I feel that just being a father to toddlers is close enough. As you naturally find yourself carrying them from place to place, it becomes quite evident that toddlers have the potential to…