Wasteland Kings

Tag: Ethiopia

Over the last month, I have fought a bitter battle against cynicism. It tries to convince me of many lies and attacks the truths God has shown me. The greatest attacks have come been launched at the truths God showed me in Ethiopia. Cynicism tries to tell me that the best parts of my trip to Ethiopia aren’t applicable here in Dallas. It wants to convince me that ‘reality’ isn’t anything like the close fellowship and impactful work I did over…

I easily get discouraged and lose heart. When this happens, I doubt whether God wants what’s best for me and sometimes even despair. These are not the prettiest times in my head, heart, and soul. I experienced one of them while I was in Ethiopia and God delivered me from my discouragement and despair in dramatic fashion. It all started with the plane ride. My body does not enjoy traveling on long plane rides and I don’t sleep well on…