These Days… I will never forget a particular experience in junior high school (7th – 9th). As a close knit group of friends, my buddies and I did everything together. Sports, youth group, hobbies - chickening out of going to school dances. We did everything together. Lunch was no exception. We always sat at the … Continue reading These Days…
Recently my wife and I welcomed our second child into the world. Weighing in at 6lbs, 10oz he is a beautiful bundle. We are yet again overwhelmed by God’s grace and generosity. Since having two boys our feet haven’t touched the ground – come to think of it, neither have our heads hit the pillow, … Continue reading No, New Dad, I Disagree
Two of my favorite sporting events each year are the NFL Draft and the NBA Draft. I have no idea why, but for some reason I really love sitting down and watching each team makes their selection. I’m not particularly drawn to the drama or suspense. Seeing the sometimes-outlandish wardrobes can be entertaining, I guess. … Continue reading The Humble Husband
There are truly two perspectives on life that challenge a healthy, gospel-centered life. The first perspective is allowing the pendulum to swing so far away from “busy” that a person begins to live life on the defensive. The temptation is to simply float through life, living it one week or one month at a time. … Continue reading Presence Over Provision
The concept of prayer can be as varied as the cultures and religions who practice it. All over the world people participate in prayer in many different ways. The Tibetan Prayer Flags, for example, are a beautiful symbol. I’ve known guys who have them hung in their garage or outdoor stores. But the truth behind … Continue reading Prayer
Easter. Such a unique holiday. Its value really spans the spectrum. If you are a Christian, it is simply the single most important holiday on the calendar. If you are not a Christian, it is simply a beautiful day to celebrate the changing of the season and an animal with a furry cotton tail. So, … Continue reading Easter. Now What?
Prone to wander, Lord I feel it... It is amazing to me no matter how long I live or how many years I’ve had a relationship with Jesus, these song lyrics ring true in my life. It doesn’t matter how many times I have drank deep from the polluted wells of this world that leave … Continue reading Preventing Idols – Yeah, Even the Good Ones