2020: A historical year by epic proportions, or a calling to be led? All the world will remember—no matter how much we try to forget. Autumn is my favorite season of the year. I’m writingRead more
Sin had ensnared another victim. I listened as the newscaster gave a piecemeal report. The leaders of a noted mega church met behind closed doors. The pastor had planted the church sixteen years before onRead more
“I think we need to make some turtles.” We hadn’t seen Anne for several years. She had completed her education, married, and moved to another town. She enjoyed a successful teaching career and was expectingRead more
Do you have many friends? Or are they merely acquaintances? An acquaintance is someone you laugh with; a friend is someone you’ve cried with. Another way to decide if someone is a true friend isRead more
From this day forward. Wow! Thirty-six years of marriage. How is this possible? I think back to our vows taken on that day, heading down the aisle as the clueless kids we proved to be.Read more
Fireflies and faithful friends? Don’t you love them? We watch and wait for them every summer. For me, fireflies and friends go together like barbeques, campfires, and boat rides around winding lakes that never seemRead more
Life isn’t always easy and over the years I’ve realized that I sometimes need others to stand with me, be with me, work with me, cry with me, laugh with me, and just hang out on the shelf called life with me.Read more
How do we show honor?
Do we show honor?
Afraid, or fearless and free? Unexpected circumstances, including the Coronavirus resurgence in our state, clouded my thoughts. Photos and social media stories of recent Fourth of July celebrations dared to disappear like the arrows myRead more
Jesus Christ described the incredible power of one. Studying for a sermon series recently called The Power of One, the repetition in Jesus’ teachings of the word “one” amazed me. And if anyone gives evenRead more