Nine years in the wind

I’ve spent 9 years observing my first daughter grow in to a radiant, intelligent, passionate, caring, and often selfless young disciple of Jesus. I’m likely about to the half way point where she will start to venture forth apart from…

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A Year of Grace

I had the surprise honor of preaching at Grace on Sunday January 8th. Our new pastor Jeff came down at the last moments of Saturday with a nasty case of the flu. He called at around 6 PM and asked…

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New Year Reflection

As this New Year’s Day draws to a close, Enjoy a bit of celebratory and sober prose.  This world is not but a jot, History will change when the times do not.

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Christmas the redemption of chaos

Christmas really is a chaotic time. In the beginning of the Torah it says that the Earth was formless and void. The picture was of chaos until God’s Spirit began to move over the face of the Earth. The Spirit…

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let your updates be few

Today, and many times before, I wanted to write a Facebook update. I┬ádecided not to because once you put words out they are very hard to put back inside. Ever try to put toothpaste back in once it’s been squeezed…

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The weight of control

Recently I listened to my wife speaking with one of my children about the weight of their certainty about knowing if they are really saved. How can we believe when we can not see? How do we know for certain that we…

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