A few years ago I had a dream to take a group of teenagers down to Central and South America. I even met with a missionary from the country I was looking at taking this group to. I had begun gathering information and resources to learn enough of the language for the youth to be … More Hollow Eyes
I have been listening to some vintage Christian music the past few days. It’s been a very encouraging experience to listen to some tunes that are over 20 years old. So much of the music I listened to then really shaped my young Christian life. Petra, Whiteheart, Russ Taff, Stryper, Jerusalem, and U2… they each have had their … More Walking by faith
I Cry When peace cannot be found And sleep won’t visit me tonight A restless mind that I can’t tame I walk the floor, I call your name Finally silence, and the tears begin to fall I cry and you’re the one who hears me calling I fall so easily, but you’re there to catch … More at the heart of it
Ouch! Eugene Peterson’s way of wording in The Message is great. The title “Knife-happy circumcisers” is from Philippians 3:2. It’s interesting to see in just about every field of work, play, and even the church people want to be seen. People want the recognition “due them”. It cracks me up when I hear someone jealously interject their own … More “Knife-happy circumcisers”
If you know my son, you know that on any given day he could be any Marvel, Warner Bros., or Disney character created. It’s so funny with each month that goes by his fascination with the various character’s change. Right now it is Spider-Man 3. He changes clothes and costumes throughout the movie. I remember taking him … More How are you known?
I have been thinking about this lately. It could be the series at church that is sparking the interest… could be that Chili burger from Ross’. No. It’s got to be the series…. I mentioned in my Men’s Journey Group the other day about spiritually leading our children and being the dad’s God intends for … More Spiritual Parenting
Humility. Standing up for myself. Staying focused. Keeping anger in check. Keeping quiet. Being patient. Confident. Filled with love. Living. Being a person of mercy and compassion. Always hoping. Strong. Steadfast. Integrity. The Bible tells us in Romans 3:23, “for all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” (NKJV). Knowing this helps … More a clean heart