You Can’t Have It All

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

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Finding Peace with My Vote

The above cartoon pretty well sums up my feelings about this election. And if the polls are any indication, those feelings are mirrored by many people in this country. There are no good options, at least between the two major party candidates. My feelings of angst are heightened this election because of my faith. I … Continue reading Finding Peace with My Vote

The Trinity Is NOT Like…

“The doctrine of the Trinity is like a three leaf clover: three leaves, one clover.” Ever heard that? Or how about this, “The doctrine of the Trinity is like water: three forms (ice, steam, liquid) one substance.” Or, how about this, “The doctrine of the trinity is like a person who is a father and … Continue reading The Trinity Is NOT Like…

Raising Disciples: Seven Practices to Help Your Children Grow in Their Faith

The kids that God has entrusted to you are your primary disciples. As Christian parents we have the privilege of not simply making disciples, but raising them. And that is both a joyous task and a heavy one. Simply “going to church” each week for one hour won’t cut it. Having your kids baptized and … Continue reading Raising Disciples: Seven Practices to Help Your Children Grow in Their Faith