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Patience, Praise and Thanksgiving

This past weekend, me, my wife and son traveled to Rochester, Minnesota to witness the graduation of our oldest son from the Adult and Teen Challenge program.  Nick is the victim of a strong...

Facing Your Fears

What are you afraid of? I have a variety of fears. Some are more embarrassing than others, but the ones I’ll share with you are fairly common. After only being married for a month,...

My Daddy Work My Church

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1 Young children can be incredibly open and honest, even...

Thoughts on Community

This week, I have been reading and thinking so deeply on the idea of community. Isolation breeds discontent as Christians, and we need to be together in order to reaffirm our faith, and our...

Watch the Lamb

Today I’ve been working on my Good Friday sermon and have really been focused on Simon of Cyrene, the man who carried Jesus’ cross to the top of Mount Calvary. There isn’t a lot...

Be A Sheep

In my high school years, I belonged to a 4_H club called Backyard Farmers. We were a bunch of kids who lived in town, but had places to raise sheep. In my case, one...

What a Time To Be Grateful

Man, we hear a whole lot of craziness on the news these days don’t we? I mean, hearing awful things happening around the world, all the crimes that happen on a daily basis, how...

Prepare

In my last blog, I spoke of miracles.  I talked about the many miracles I witnessed while working on a fire/rescue squad. During that time, I was often asked how we were able to...

DAILY ROUTINES

Coming from Florida, one of the things I loved to do was head to the beach and just sit there. It was hard to do when I had the girls with me, but it...

Who is Your God, What did HE do?

I love to tell stories, and most of them have a point to them. I love teaching and talking about God’s Word, and it definitely has a purpose. There are some things that are...