FEELINGS

It’s a winter Monday morning in Minnesota, and the alarm reminds me that I plan to go for a run and then workout at a local gym.  In my not-so-awake state, I groan at the thought that I don’t feel like exercising today. In this moment I realize I have a choice to...

Representing!

Yesterday I went to a local home improvement store to return some unused items I purchased for a small kitchen project.  Directly in front of me was a man who had several things he planned on returning, including a level that was obviously used, worn, and scratched. ...

Worst Loss or Greatest Win?

The morning after Super Bowl 51, I listened to a local sports talk radio program where the announcers debated whether this was the greatest win or the worst loss in Super Bowl history.  In this American football championship game, the New England Patriots overcame a...

Surf’s Up

In the middle of a week where I facilitated worship breakout sessions with many talented and dedicated musicians, creative people, and pastors from around the country, my wife and I decided to take some time alone. Since we were close to the Pacific Ocean, we took the...