What is Christmas All About?

Sometimes I come across a story that makes me want to cry out and prove the pen is mightier than the sword. This is one of those times. “By 4:55, [Black Friday] with no police officers in sight,… Read More

Death of a Salesman

A year and a half ago, Stacey was asked if our tap dancing troupe would participate in a fund raiser by performing two of our pieces in a show. Stacey, always one for having us in a show… Read More

Thanksgiving Day

This may sound funny but this afternoon I realized it is Thanksgiving, a time to give thanks. There is so much in my life to be grateful for. The first things that come into mind are not things… Read More

Thanks be to God

When God knows you need something, he does not withhold it from your hands. Yesterday I was at Eugene Friends Church to speak about the Quaker Youth Book Project which went well. After the service, a woman I… Read More

Photography Recommendation

There are several things going on in my life inside and out I would love to blog about right now but time is short and I need a little while away from a computer, you know, actually relaxing?… Read More

I Met God Today

Have you had one of those experiences where it just seems surreal? Mystical, as if time has frozen around you? An experience where you just KNOW? As in knee dropping, humble, stunned awe of God? We go around… Read More

Long Journey Home

Do you ever listen to the music of life, of God? I’ve been thinking about this lately, asking questions of what is life about and what is my life meant to be. It’s turned into one of those… Read More

Look at Yourself Through Heaven’s Eyes

Tonight’s talk on community went really well. So well in fact, that they want me to come back and talk again. For not feeling terribly prepared, God really impressed me on this one. I spoke from my heart,… Read More

Community Part 2

These are the questions I’m going to ask. What do you think of when you hear “community”? Describe a good community. What does it take to build community? How can it be hard to be in community? Why… Read More

Community Part 1

So I’m at it again. I’m speaking tomorrow to a group of 40-50 junior highers and high schoolers from two churches. Talk about Daniel facing the lions. Subject? Romans 12, Community, more or less. I could also easily… Read More