JOY IN THE MIDST OF SORROW

JOY IN THE MIDST OF SORROW

I remember sitting next to the bed of one of my mentors and holding her hand as she was dying of cancer.  I remember looking into the grief-stricken eyes of a mother who had just lost her son to substance…

4 SIMPLE THOUGHTS ABOUT #GIVINGTUESDAY

4 SIMPLE THOUGHTS ABOUT #GIVINGTUESDAY

On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is #GivingTuesday. I am thankful for this new trend of giving.  It’s a chance to pause and reflect on our consumerism. It’s a moment to rethink what we do with…

5 APOSTOLIC LESSONS FROM THE GLOBAL CHURCH

5 APOSTOLIC LESSONS FROM THE GLOBAL CHURCH

I have had the privilege of going overseas to partner with various churches and indigenous ministries – especially in India. Every time I interact with believers and leaders from the Global Church, I walk away feeling inspired, emboldened, and challenged….

10 FAVORITE MOMENTS AT SOUTH ASIAN INTERVARSITY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

10 FAVORITE MOMENTS AT SOUTH ASIAN INTERVARSITY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

I had the privilege of teaching at the 3rd South Asian InterVarsity Leadership Institute on August 1-5, 2014. It was one of my favorite moments in college ministry. The sharpest South Asian student leaders from all over the United States…

#010: God Centered Romantic Relationships (Part 1 of 2) [PODCAST]

#010: God Centered Romantic Relationships (Part 1 of 2) [PODCAST]

One topic of conversation that has come up over and over again these past few months is “Romantic Relationships”. Of course I work with college students so it is a popular topic. I’ve written a blog about this already. But…

FOUR SIMPLE TRUTHS FOR EVERY NEW FATHER

FOUR SIMPLE TRUTHS FOR EVERY NEW FATHER

I’m back! It’s been 5 weeks since my last post. Thank you for your prayers, notes of encouragement, and commitment to this world changer community! The podcast will be up and running this week. Again, thank you for your patience!…

#007: 7 Tips on How to Disciple Others Effectively! [PODCAST]

#007: 7 Tips on How to Disciple Others Effectively! [PODCAST]

This is a special podcast session in which I give my best tips on discipleship. Basically, you will get to have the same advice that I give my staff members with InterVarsity/USA. Over the years, I have discipled countless young…

WARNING! LUST DISFIGURES EVERYTHING!

WARNING! LUST DISFIGURES EVERYTHING!

Yup, Valentines Day is around the corner! Flowers. Chocolates. Stuffed animals. Diamonds. Poetry. Love is in the air… or is it? Is that love? It doesn’t feel like love. It feels… Cheap. Shallow. Cheesy. Degrading. Misplaced. Crazy. What happened to love?…

#006: Good News and Transformation (Part 2 of 2) [PODCAST]

#006: Good News and Transformation (Part 2 of 2) [PODCAST]

This podcast session features the LAST part of my LAST talk in the series, “Being Disciples, Making Disciples”. This talk is entitled, “Good News and Transformation”. Jesus engages in a provocative conversation with a Samaritan woman at the well. Jesus has…

#005: Good News and Transformation (Part 1 of 2) [PODCAST]

#005: Good News and Transformation (Part 1 of 2) [PODCAST]

This podcast session features the first part of my last talk in the series, “Being Disciples, Making Disciples”. This talk is entitled, “Good News and Transformation”. Often following Jesus takes us to hard places in life… it’s tough. I’ve experienced this…

#004: Light and Darkness (Part 2 of 2) [PODCAST]

#004: Light and Darkness (Part 2 of 2) [PODCAST]

This podcast session features the second part of my second talk in the series, “Being Disciples, Making Disciples”. This talk is entitled “Light and Darkness”. Jesus helps clarify three important things with Nicodemus. Jesus helps Nicodemus see himself, God, and…