Friday, 09 February 2018 16:49

A Vision of Biblical Proportions

And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every craftsman in whose mind the Lord had put skill, everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to do the work. And they received from Moses all the contribution that the people of Israel had brought for doing the work on the sanctuary. They still kept bringing him freewill offerings every morning, so that all the craftsmen who were doing every sort of task on the sanctuary came, each from the task that he was doing, and said to Moses, “The people bring much more than enough for doing the work that the Lord has commanded us to do.” So Moses gave command, and word was proclaimed throughout the camp, “Let no man or woman do anything more for the contribution for the sanctuary.” So the people were restrained from bringing, for the material they had was sufficient to do all the work, and more. - Exodus 36:2-7
Friday, 02 February 2018 15:31

Our Weakness, His Power!

One second I was talking with my dad and Valery (one of Steiger’s Ukrainian missionaries), and an instant later, it felt as though a bomb had gone off. Stunned and covered in debris, it was hard to process what had just happened. We were on tour in Brazil with No Longer Music, and our driver had gotten into a lane not intended for the height of our bus. Traveling at well over 60 miles per hour, we smashed into a horizontal steel beam, knocking our air conditioning unit clean off the bus’s roof.

I had never experienced a more violent moment in my whole life.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 17:07

Artist Interview: Delta Fleet

Delta Fleet is the most recent band to join Come&Live!’s family of artists who are boldly sharing the message of Christ outside the Church. In this interview, band leader Jacob Pierce shares with us a bit about how God has been challenging them and using them in the club scene in Hawaii, and the unique Christian artist community that has been forming on Oahu.
Sunday, 07 January 2018 17:22

Don’t Tell Me What to Do

Living radically for Jesus has never been easy. Throughout this blog series, I have unpacked some specific obstacles for millennials entering into a life of radical obedience to Christ. I will try to wrap things up by addressing a barrier that is arguably the most problematic of them all, and it’s this: many millennials fail to follow Jesus radically because they are unwilling to submit to institutions and the leaders that run them.
Sunday, 31 December 2017 13:11

Tradition of Rebels

It was a good year for Imagine Dragons. With their hits “Believer” and “Thunder” earning nearly a billion combined plays between them on Spotify, they are considered 2017’s most successful rock band. Stormzy, king of grime, did alright, too: from his freestyle video filmed on a mobile phone in a park hitting 70 million views on YouTube, to collecting three Mobos, the Q Award for best solo artist, and BBC Music Artist of the Year.
Thursday, 14 December 2017 15:41

When the Lights Go Down

The hardest part of following Jesus is following Jesus.

If you've even been paying the slightest attention to what I've been up to over the past couple months, you know that I've had my head in the clouds, or the sand... or a book.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 10:26

Artist Interview: NUTEKI

For this month’s Come&Live! artist interview, I chatted with Misha Nokarashvili, lead singer of the band NUTEKI from Belarus. He shared with me about the way they follow up with those who respond to the Gospel at their shows, and how people are getting involved in local churches across the Russian-speaking world, as a result.
Friday, 08 December 2017 15:49

Finish the Race

I have never been around someone more anointed than John*.

We were together in one of the most dangerous parts of Amsterdam, and he started talking to a guy on the street. Suddenly, the man dropped to his knees and began to repent.

Later, we went to Vondelpark in Amsterdam. This park is located in the center of the city and was where all the alternative people hung out. We sat together on a hill, and people started coming and sitting at his feet. It was like John had some magnetic presence. After the crowd gathered, he would just begin to talk to them about Jesus. I had never seen anything like that before.

Sunday, 03 December 2017 16:29

I Don’t Dig Wells!

God desires to use Millennials to change the world, but as with every generation, they face unique roadblocks to living in radical obedience, and they seem to experience a particular difficulty in entering the mission field. In my previous blog posts in this series, I addressed two significant reasons why: fear of commitment and the need to instantly specialize.

In this post, I would like to look at a more fundamental barrier - the fear of the very title itself.

Sunday, 26 November 2017 16:51

Is a Kitchen Sink Enough?

Twenty One Pilots, Depression and Suicide.


Without a doubt, we’re facing a crisis of purpose, and suicide has become an increasingly more prevalent theme in pop culture. Whether it be Netflix series like “13 Reasons Why,” nihilist meme trends on social media, or the growing number of hit songs addressing it, there’s no doubt this is an issue on our minds.

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