Compassion Vs. Corruption

Something our household is struggling with lately is how we relate to outward circumstances and the people in our lives. My wife and I are different in so many ways, but whether we would like to admit it or not we share one very overwhelming personality trait: We bite HARD onto our circumstances, good or [...]

I missed the boat

If my goal was to get as many likes, views and followers as possible, then I really missed the boat this past weekend. In my head I planned to write a post for Good Friday about letting things go that are hurting you and holding you back, then on Easter I planned to share a [...]

Thy Will Be Done

If you know me, I don't think you would deny that I can be a bit of a "willful" person. I do not like being told what to do. And goodness do I have some fiery opinions. I will try to keep the "Christianese" to a minimum, but there are certain phrases that while foreign [...]

Can we DTR?

Oh hey, DTR means "define the relationship" in case you did not know. I never actually know who reads these things I write. When I freelance or ghost-write, I don't think on too much about my ongoing relationship with those readers. It is primarily a one and done experience. But, with all of you beautiful [...]

On Disability and Inclusion in the Church

What follows is an edited transcript from a short session I ran at the recent "TASH conference" in Nashville: As I said at the beginning of this panel, my name is Matt Curcio. The capital letter “C” church has been a part of my life since I was about eleven years old. I have worked in [...]

Who do I become?

I wish the title of this post was the question asked of graduating seniors. Who do you plan on becoming? While an acceptable answer is Chuck Norris, its not entirely what I am trying to get at This question is less about meeting your potential and more about coming to terms with who you were created to [...]

What’s Next…?

Chances are you have been asked on a fairly consistent basis even since the beginning of your senior year; what is next? I know that when I was in my last year of college this was the question on the tip of every person's tongue. Whether a new acquaintance, an old friend or a current [...]