Ring-centered Marriage When I got married, one of the greatest changes to get used to was wearing my wedding ring. It’s titanium with a gold band in the middle—very light, but really thick. Thick enough for me to notice all day and all night, and for my pinky and middle finger to get sore. Suddenly, […]
“Lord, teach us to pray.” The disciples wondered this, and we’ve been wondering ever since. “Teach us to pray” is a phenomenal thing to ask. So many times, when my prayer life becomes stagnant, I don’t ask God, “Teach us to pray.” Instead, I either abandon prayer altogether because I feel uncreative and lost, or […]
A couple weeks ago, I lost my Gold level status at Starbucks after having it for three or four years. The reason? I did not perform as required to keep my status as an elite member. All at once, I was slightly depressed that I would no longer enjoy the benefits of membership, and extremely […]
“There was reclining on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved.” -John 13:23 Recognize the scene? This took place at the last supper, and the disciple who is resting on Jesus’ chest is John. Before this, Jesus had been anointed with perfume by the woman who dried his feet with her hair, he […]
Next article is up online! If you want to stay at my place, however, I have it below…with my sister‘s pictures that were in the print edition. Gorgeous photos. Exploring Sacred Space: Seeing God in Everyday Life The Blue Chair, C.S. Lewis, and A Sacred Place I have this favorite chair at home. It is […]
My fourth article in my series for The Chimes Newspaper is about keeping the Sabbath. For this one, I didn’t write much of my own thoughts, but interviewed a friend of mine to get his take on the Sabbath. His name is Gabe. and he has been attempting to keep the Sabbath every week. It […]
The third article in the Sacred Space series is now up online! Check it out on The Chimes website, in-print at Biola University, or right here on my blog. Enjoy! Exploring Sacred Space: Seeing God in Everyday Life The Awkward Dance of Prayer Prayer is one of those things that everyone tells you to do, […]
Here’s an article I wrote for The Chimes. You can find it online or in-print on Biola’s Campus! It’s the second part of a series I’m doing on Sacred Space. Sacred Space Rethinking “Quiet Time” By: Carson Leith All our lives we have called spending time with God a quiet time, but over the years, […]
In most seasons of life, we (including me!) only pray when we’re in trouble or in need. “God, I pray that you would provide funds for this missions trip.” “God, I pray that this conference we’re organizing would go well.” “God, I pray that you would give me energy for finals week.” If you’d allow […]
I'm an M.Div. student at Regent College in Vancouver, BC. I’m also the Residential Dean at Carey Hall. My passion as a writer and pastor is to encourage people through merciful teaching. What I love to do is help others grow in their relationship with Jesus and their life of following Him.
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LEARNING HOW TO FOLLOW JESUS IN DAILY LIFE
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