Walking towards the Light from the cross of a King

A blog by Josh Humbert

Ronda Rousey, Loud Harp, And A Crucial Distance


The fall of a fighter. The release of a new album. The desire for nearness.

August 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Your Death Star Must Die


One of the most dangerous weapons you possess is at your fingertips. Here’s how to destroy it.

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Invited To A Party To That Never Happens


Does the disaster of the FYRE festival seem familiar to you? It should and here’s why.

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Help The Church Solve This Word-Problem


And it doesn’t even involve math!

January 25, 2017 · 5 Comments

Better Is One Day In Walnut Ridge, Arkansas?


A town that never got over an unbelievable visit. Why don’t we do the same?

November 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

When God Doesn’t Send Chariots Of Fire


What’s going on when you don’t get immediate answers? Maybe it’s about a city of two tales.

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wisdom Of The 90’s: Toy Story 2


Pixar hits the feels with “When She Loved Me.” But they actually hit on crucial truth that sets us free. To wisdom…and beyond!!

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wisdom Of The 90’s: I Would Walk (500 miles) & Dark Days


Finding the heart of God amidst a Scottish duo and a documentary on the homeless.

July 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

THE Complaint Against God And The Comedy of Crying Toddlers


The most brutal question God ever faces in Scripture with answers from crying babies. True story.

July 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Pursuit Of God


College football, Minecraft money, mornings, and how God tracks us down.

June 27, 2016 · 4 Comments

3 Things Christians Can Learn From Ants


Celebrating the ant in a world full of “anti” this and that.

April 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Princess Bride And The Lion Man: A Good Friday Devotion


You want a short devotional on Good Friday? As you wish.

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Options For The Worst Day Of Your Life


Two men face incredible loss. One God meets them there. See how Triumph comes out of Sadness.

March 8, 2016 · 7 Comments

For Your (Or Your Kids) Sleepless Nights


Two good things to help you (or your kids) find rest.

January 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Prestige


In episode 3 of the Cross-Cutting Culture Podcast we dive into Christopher Nolan’s film, The Prestige. Listen in and join the conversation in our Facebook group.

January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

When The World Catches Up: Fathers


Throwing the challenge flag on what the world says about families and fathers.

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens


The second episode of the Cross-Cutting Culture Podcast dives into Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast – Creed


The first episode of the Cross-cutting Culture Podcast. We discuss the 7th movie of the Rocky franchise, Creed.

January 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

When Prayer Shaming Began


The origins (and defeat) of prayer shaming.

December 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

One Year Later: A Safe Place In God


Reaching for stuff that works. Finding the Savior who will be there.

November 11, 2015 · 5 Comments

How To Be A Skeptic Of Jesus


Everyone has doubts, it’s what we do with them that counts.

October 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

When Your Solution Is…*Loading*…


Airport security lines, deserts, and how not to die of thirst.

August 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wisdom Of The 90’s: Aladdin


Finding the real Diamond in the rough of 90’s cinema. Exploring royalty, riches, and a tale of two Princes.

August 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Day I Saw Grace Win


A stunning wound. A radical idea. An experience of the greatness of God.

August 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wisdom Of The 90’s: Chris Farley


I’m no Bill Shakespeare, but here’s my best effort at a worthy tribute to one of the endearing legends of the 90’s…Chris Farley.

July 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Wisdom Of The 90s: “Name”


The Goo Goo Dolls hit it big in the 90’s with a beautiful paradox in their hit song “Name.” Why did the song work and what does it reveal about our hearts?

July 6, 2015 · 8 Comments

50 Shades And Soldiers


Walking and working out just what it means to be discipled and to be a disciple-maker.

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Losing The Baby


Contemplating a friend’s hard loss, and what hope might be found in bee stings and diamonds.

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Of Men And Marriage. Of Crows and Crowns.


What if you could talk to a younger version of yourself before you made that one pivotal decision? Thoughts on men and marriage.

April 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

Make That Beauty Call


What is beauty? Where can it be found? What can it do? Finding clarity in the middle of Western movies and my wife’s battle with cancer.

March 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wrestling With Revenge, Redemption, and Robots


Yes…as a matter of fact, a robotic nurse actually can revolutionize a tired Hollywood theme with Gospel truth. Read this now…fer yer health!

March 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Scars Of God


What brings real hope and comfort in suffering? What sets Christianity apart from everything else? The scars of God.

January 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Grace Beneath The Waves


Storms approach. The hurricane arrives. Cancer is here. But under the waves…we find the wild, free, surprising grace of God.

December 2, 2014 · 21 Comments

What Romantic Comedies Get Right (No, Seriously!)


Could the…(gulp)..rom-com’s actually point us toward a bigger truth? What can these type of films tell us about the pursuit of God?

November 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Calvin, Hobbes, Everclear, and God. Part 3.


The final post in a series about fathers and the Father. May these encouragements find their way to your heart.

October 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

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