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The Evangelical Right Has a Much Bigger Issue Than Public Perception

As I’ve grappled with these polarizing issues that seem to be happening on a daily basis, I think I’ve found the main issue: the evangelical right is no longer a Christian constituent. Real Christians are struggling to find their place in the U.S. political system.

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I Love Mars Hill, and I left the Church

My wife and I are in the process of changing churches and it's not because they've been involved with a sexual abuse scandal, or even because their theology is off- It's because Mars Hill, inadvertently promotes an institutional culture of silence over their failures,...

How Christian Legalism Creates a Culture of Sexual Abuse

“Jesus doesn’t need your reputation! Keeping things in the dark and allowing souls to be destroyed by abuse, that shames the Gospel. Jesus is all about transparency.” - Boz Tchividjian When I started writing this article, I thought I would be writing about sexual...

5 Tips for Young Leaders & Why They Don’t Matter

I love business, and I love starting companies. When I was 16, I started a site called, Cross-Eyed Blog and Webzine. As time went on, that site merged into Latitude821, (based around Romans 8:21) and we made a strong run with a lot of great articles and even a small...

Balancing Real Life and Digital Technology

It's hard keeping up with the internet. I've not posted on this blog since January 3, because it's hard to make time in my life to actually sit down and write something out, format it and get it online. I have a life away from the internet, a great accomplishment in...

Create. Disciple. Design.

I’ve always viewed myself as a creator, long before that was ever my job description. Now, I’m hired by people to create brands that birth new companies, and concepts that birth new businesses. When I came up with the name of this blog, “creation” was something that happened when I wrote, but I think the goal here has always been to use creativity to influence, influence to connect, and connection to build new communities. Join me, you’re welcome here!

I’m an entrepreneur, creative director and business owner at Typeset Design and Block & Gray. I’m married to my amazing wife, Hannah, and I’m also a dad to two beautiful kids, Evelyn and Lewis. I love Jesus, my kiddo, creativity, words, and people!