Jason B. Ladd

Ask the Questions. Embrace the Answers. Make the Leap.

Father’s Day: Revelation Through Prayer

Father's Day Revelation Through Prayer

I love my father. I am thankful for him today, as I am every day. A few years back, I captured that sentiment in a Father’s Day post titled “A Father’s Legacy: Memories From a Thankful Son.” But this Father’s Day, I want to tell you a story about another father, and the answer he gave to a […]

The Difficult Truth Series: You Didn’t Choose Him, He Chose You

After a rigorous evaluation of various worldviews, I have chosen to put my faith in Jesus Christ.” This is a natural line of thinking when a new believer begins his walk with the Lord. He is excited by the promise of new life following his decision for Christ—dare I say, proud. 

I’ll Have What He’s Having

50 shades of grey i'll have what he's having

In the 1989 movie When Harry Met Sally, actress Meg Ryan gives one of the most memorable performances in the history of the romantic comedy. In an attempt to prove a point, Ryan launches into a climactic re-enactment of the sacred intersection of eros and agape. She does this in the middle of a fancy […]

A Test of Faith: Saying Goodbye to Boone

test of faith saying goodbye to boone

When I began this blog, I decided to focus on topics related to leadership, parenthood, and worldview development. My wife and I are currently experiencing our biggest parenting challenge yet. If you’ve ever had to say goodbye to a loved one, you will understand. Somewhat. I say somewhat because our situation brought us challenges we […]

What’s This Religion Business? (Excerpt from One of the Few)

whats this religion business

An excerpt from One of the Few. Pre-order today, buy a book for the troops, and help me reach my funding goal by March 22nd! (Update: our pre-order funding goal was met! Stay tuned for the official launch in November!) During a trip to Florida, I took a detour through the town of Clearwater, the Mecca of Scientology. […]

Book Review of Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life

undone story of making peace with an unexpected life michele cushatt

God will never give you more than you can handle. That’s one of the most frequently misquoted lines of Scripture. It’s not in the Bible, and it’s not true. In fact, God frequently gives us more than we can handle. Sometimes it’s the only way to get his messages across: You’re doing it wrong You cannot […]

What Happens in Bangkok (Excerpt from One of the Few)

what happens in bangkok one of the few

An excerpt from One of the Few. Available now on Amazon. It was Friday night in Bangkok, and we were ready to cut loose after an intense week of flying exercises with the Royal Thai Air Force. Unfamiliar smells came in waves as we maneuvered the crowded street to find the next meeting place. I passed by […]

Surviving the Chamber (Excerpt from One of the Few)

surviving the gas chamber

An excerpt from One of the Few. Pre-order today, buy a book for the troops, and help me reach my funding goal by March 22nd! (Update: our pre-order funding goal was met! Stay tuned for the official launch in November!) Although TBS is not a weeding out process, it still relies on the concept of training […]

What Are You So Happy About?

what are you so happy about

Have you ever felt like asking a Christian, “What are you so happy about?” Those who don’t share the same faith sometimes find Christians annoying. This is understandable. The Christian caricature has his head in the clouds. He is too heavenly minded to be any earthly good. He smiles and sings, seemingly oblivious to the […]

Heroin, The Book of Job, and the Search for Something More

An Oscar-winning actor was found dead in a New York City apartment bathroom with a heroin needle still protruding from his body. Sources reveal that the actor foretold of his own possible demise a few weeks prior to being found unresponsive, leaving behind a wife and children. Some view life as an unbearable play and […]