Poverty isn’t black and white; and neither is World Vision…

This week, I’m in the Dominican Republic with World Vision. Since 2010, I’ve traveled with World Vision to places all over the world—Uganda, the Philippines, Bolivia, Armenia, and many other places… On every trip, I’ve witnessed firsthand the vivid and unique aspects of poverty. I’ve learned from experience that poverty is never black and white. Solutions are rarely … [Read More]

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The story about God, Morgan Freeman, and me

I’ve been keeping a secret from pretty much everybody since August, a secret that I’ve been dying to share with everybody. As you might recall, last October I shared the following Instagram... At the time, that's all I was allowed to share. Today, I've … [Read More]


A Letter To My Son: May the Force Be With You

Dear Elias, Well, son, tomorrow's the big day—the day that you and I have been talking about for three-and-half-years—it’s the day that we get to go see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I cannot wait. You'd just turned 4 when I read the news online that … [Read More]


My embarrassing addiction…

I’m currently on day 6 of Whole30. If you’re unfamiliar with Whole30, it’s basically one of the current healthy eating trends, a month-long dietary guide that, according to the authors of the idea, will lead to “total health and food freedom.” Now, whether … [Read More]