Sitting on the dock, reel in one hand, coffee in the other, Bible and phone propped precariously beside me on the dock… I have… Read More

Trauma Survivor’s Day

My youngest son recently received a letter in the mail celebrating Trauma Survivor Day.  All the emotions of that infamous day came flooding back.  The… Read More

Identity: The Who and The Why

Identity.  It’s a big deal these days.  If we aren’t being told who we should be, we’re at the least hearing we should be somebody. … Read More


I called my dog to go on a run with me.  He can’t stop wiggling in excitement when he sees me grab my running shoes… Read More

God doesn’t rip off bandaids

I have guarded parts of my past for so long I believed I was the only one it could be trust with. Read More

I don’t really want to do God’s will

“People may seek God as they want him to be, but no one seeks God as he reveals himself to be in the Bible.”… Read More

The Competition Trap

I remember the first, and only time, I ever went to a horse race and bet on a horse.  I had gone with a group… Read More

Confronting Our Mess

When I walked into my son’s room, I about lost my cool with him.  He seemingly loves to pull out everything he owns to play… Read More

The One

As our Pastor called the baptism candidates forward, I watched with my 9 year old son as only one single guy came to the front. … Read More

Are you bold enough to demand?

I stepped into a luke warm bath.  I had waited too long to get in, the heat that I so desperately wanted to feel was… Read More