Arm Raisers

I’m thankful for the arm raisers God has put in my life. Sometimes life can be an outright battle. For most people, stress levels rise and fall like the ocean tide. One of the dangers of being a parent, friend, in work, school, or in ministry is that we can internally...

Imagine This.

God has blessed us with the ability to imagine things that have not yet happened. Jules Verne once imagined a machine that could take people into space. Not only has that vision become a reality, but today plans are being made for robotic spacecraft to land on Mars...

Keep it Level.

I fondly remember the times with my dad working on projects together: renovating a basement, building a playhouse for my kids, installing plumbing, and more. He was a skilled carpenter, pipe fitter, and project manager as well as being a man who loved God. Dad was...

Whatever and Whenever.

A week ago I was recording new music with some great musicians in a recording studio. Today I am serving in our church office answering phone calls. But more on that later… The past few weeks have been both full and fulfilling. From precious time with family...

Civility and Grace

The level of political discourse in the United States has been ratcheted to new levels of ugly incivility. The strident messages coming from people across the political spectrum have crossed the line of the right to voice political viewpoints and differences into the...