I’m the Loud One!

I’ve always been loud. Before I cam into recovery I was too loud. Now I am seeking balance.

My Role as a Mental Health Recovery Educator

After I went public as a pastor with bipolar disorder, people began asking me to speak at events. What expertise did I have? There is value in being an educator with lived experience. Join me in exploring mental health recovery education.

Learning to Embrace my Diagnosis

This week, after speaking at church in the Metro Twin Cities, I was asked a question that prompted me to define why I write and speak about mental health in faith communities.

What is Faith?

Spiritual concepts like faith are incredibly vast and difficult to define. Join me as I define my personal experience with faith. In turn, you can define faith as well!

God Isn’t Keeping Score!

Human nature inclines us to tally our faults. Yet in matters of spirituality, we may find it surprising that God doesn’t maintain a scorecard. Take a moment to read this devotion and grant yourself some grace.

The Kitchen Table

A reflection on self acceptance: Your kitchen table serves many purposes. Who’s invited? Have you left room for yourself?

Airport Anxiety

I have felt anxiety as long as I can remember. In this devotion I will explore my relationship with anxious feelings.

The Imperfect Pastor

I always forget that I am not perfect and I cannot achieve perfection. I meet a lot of people that struggle with this as well.