Nadia Bolz-Weber: The Minister to the Misfit Inside You and I

  I have a love-hate relationship with Religion… but I am beginning to change my mind, thanks to Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. ___ Nadia Bolz-Weber is a pastor who swears like a trucker, is covered with tattoos and was a Wiccan. She is 6’1”and competes in Crossfit. She calls herself the Minister of the Misfits and she wants … More Nadia Bolz-Weber: The Minister to the Misfit Inside You and I

The Imperfect Parent’s Guide to Teenage Freedom

 If you have a teenager, if you are a teenager, or if know a teenager, you need to read this Declaration of Teenage Independence. ___ My wife and I have been having a discussion for months. Our teenage son bargains, begs for, and sometimes demands more independence. I believe that freedom needs to be earned, but … More The Imperfect Parent’s Guide to Teenage Freedom

Love Your Imperfect Marriage and it will Love You Back

Relationships are a collision of worlds. When love chooses you, it is beautifully chaotic. ____ If you are not married and are in a committed relationship, I hope what I write will connect with you. At the core, a marriage is a relationship of two people held together by love, good intentions and a lot … More Love Your Imperfect Marriage and it will Love You Back

Reclaim Your Crazy

Claim your crazy. Your mental health may be stronger when you struggle. ____ Stigma is never a good thing. We do it with race, gender, sexuality, religion, and mental health. Go ahead, tell your friends and coworkers that you are crazy. At first they will laugh and then they will ignore it (and maybe even you). That is … More Reclaim Your Crazy

Repost: Not “Just One of the Guys,” Sarah Thomas Is “Just” The NFL’s First Female Official

  I am Super Pumped about having one of my articles picked up by The Good Men Project. The article is about Sarah Thomas, The NFL’s first female referee. I hope you will read the article. Click here for the link to my Good Men Project article. I appreciate any likes or comments on the … More Repost: Not “Just One of the Guys,” Sarah Thomas Is “Just” The NFL’s First Female Official