On our way home from running errands one afternoon my kids and I watched from the car as a gosling waddled across the road in front us. It was about the size of a small cat and was still covered in yellow down and had no feathers. From the backseat, three small voices pipped up, … Continue reading Are We All God’s Children?
Good Friday always sounds like such an oxymoron; at least at first glance. I was reminded powerfully this morning about why that "good" in Good Friday is there. I was visiting one of our church's shut-ins, bringing communion. We began in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading Putting the Good in Good Friday
There are plenty of important days to celebrate as followers of Jesus. But the events of the last week of Jesus' life, known commonly as "Holy Week," are arguably the most important in the life of a Christian. Here is why: 1. History The claims of Christianity are founded in history, not philosophy. I recently … Continue reading Three Reasons The Week Before Easter Is The Most Important Week To Celebrate
Life is a constant balancing act. You can’t have it all. That is particularly hard for me to write, because I want to have it all. I want to be a great husband, and a great dad, and a great pastor, and a great coach, and to improve my woodworking skills, and win the road … Continue reading You Can’t Have It All