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Crossroads Pursuit

Cyprian's Plague and the Insanity of Christian Service
Cyprian’s Plague and the Insanity of Christian Service

I just finished with a two-week summer camp for 200 high school and middle school kids at St. Gabriel's Parish in McKinney. It was an amazing, spirit-filled time. When we played, we had gigantic food fights; when we worshiped, we danced and roared; and when we served, we...

Climate Science? More Like Climate Scientology
Climate Science? More Like Climate Scientology

DISCLAIMER: For those of you who haven’t heard yet before the year’s close, Pope Francis is set to release an encyclical on Climate Change. We don’t know what it is going to say, but with the Church stepping headlong into matters of politics, economics, and science, it...

Is Bill Nye More Catholic Than Creationists?
Is Bill Nye More Catholic Than Creationists?

Bill Nye the Science Guy is awesome at science. If you ever watched his TV show, you’ve probably got that theme song in your head by this point (for which I do not apologize). If you haven’t seen the show, episodes just went up on...

An Open Letter to the Lost & Hopeless
An Open Letter to the Lost & Hopeless

To my friends who are feeling lost and hopeless in their journey of faith right now: I FEEL YOU.  God and I weren’t always on the best terms. I made a lot of bad choices, because I thought God had abandoned me and I didn’t...

Broken Vases, Eternal Vessles
Broken Vases, Eternal Vessles

“Be very careful with that vase, you know who it belongs to, right?” I asked my 6-year-old daughter as her tiny fingers traced the delicate hand painted flowers on the pink glass. “Your great-grandmother!” she replied, already knowing the answer. “Yep, the one that you’re named after...

How to Evangelize Online and Actually Maintain Your Peace
How to Evangelize Online and Actually Maintain Your Peace

So the Internet exploded yesterday. That’s just the best way to describe it.Some are jubilant. Others are disappointed, angry, upset. It’s not surprising that many people took to social media or their blogs or the comment sections of news websites to express themselves.But guess what?...

How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex

Having this conversation is never easy, but it is necessary. Since I have four children and none of them are preggo yet, I'm obviously crushing it, so allow me to drop some knowledge bombs on you for how to have "THE TALK" straight from the...