Powerless in the Midwest

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018

Powerless in the Midwest

“So this is the generator?” “Yeah, this is it.” I glanced sideways at my friend Josh Brewer and went quiet for a moment.  He raised his eyebrows and shrugged. We both looked back at the white, trailer-sized piece of equipment and were quiet for another moment. The generator also remained quiet. I wiped a bead of sweat from my forehead with the edge of my damp forearm. “So it’s not working...

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We Had No Idea How Much This Would Affect Us…

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018

We Had No Idea How Much This Would Affect Us…

Several weeks ago, I woke up in a dark hotel room on the small island of San Pedro Belize. The sun had just risen above the horizon, but the fiercely vibrating window-mounted air conditioner was already showing signs of losing its battle with the 100 degree heat and 95% humidity outside. It was Monday morning – Saturday we had finished a show in Western Iowa, driven several hours to the...

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When You Just Can’t Keep it Together

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018

When You Just Can’t Keep it Together

“Hey man, check this out!” My friend Josh Brewer shook my hand and pulled me in for a hug.  Josh is built like a Division One running back, so it was a bit like hugging a wall.  With arms. “Seriously,” he broke away excitedly, “so we had this meeting with a bunch of the churches in the city last night and it was AWESOME – apparently like thirty years ago they used to have tent revival...

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Brand New Music…And How You Can Change the World

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018

Brand New Music…And How You Can Change the World

It’s finally happening. We’ve watched God transform tens of thousands of lives in 27 nations over the last six years – we’ve seen Him use music to open incredible doors, and we’re more convinced than ever that Jesus’ love can change the world. It’s been three years and 17 nations since our last CD, LOVE IS WIDE – we’ve translated the music...

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Belize-Bound and Embarrassment in Gettysburg

Posted by on Jul 5, 2018

Belize-Bound and Embarrassment in Gettysburg

There are times when I’m speaking in front of people and sharing the love of Jesus when everything just seems to click.  The right words seem to flow, and when I look out at the crowd, I feel like I can just SEE the people connecting with the message. This hadn’t been one of those times. My words had felt disjointed and scattered, and I was wondering whether anyone listening had been able to...

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