Yellow Lights

I’m noticing a lot of drivers these days speeding through yellow lights at busy intersections. Some people even put the pedal to the metal to get through a light that looks more red than yellow. My point here is not to assign blame, although we all would do well to...

Be A Prayer

The summer of 2016 will be known as a time of extraordinary violence and unrest in the United States and throughout the world. The sense of unease and tension in the U.S is high, with fear and anger ruling the day for many people. Like so many people across this land,...

Hailstorms and God’s Compassion

Last week a thunderstorm with strong winds and hail rolled through the area where we live Northwest of Minneapolis. My sister and brother-in-law lost a few trees in their yard, including a large willow tree that barely missed their house. Many roads became littered...

Worshiping through Disappointments

My son Greg and his family just moved back to Minneapolis from Austin, Minnesota after he accepted a Youth Pastor position with a local church. The past two months they’ve been looking for a house in a fiercely competitive market for buyers.  They finally found the...