You Don’t Understand

You can hold your sufferings up against the words of those who have not suffered equally, and discount them as uninformed, inexperienced prattle. But regardless of your pain, you can never discount the words of Christ similarly. None of us have intentionally laid...

Tig’s

I was so blessed to meet Layton Ford in 1990. We shared a common interest in running and similar experiences in terms of our childhood. We loved the outdoors. Hunting land fishing were a part of our DNA. A love for God and some basic principles of life had been...

The Nights

The nights are dark and long these days I try to sleep through but something nudges me, wakens me Then the voices of discouragement Voices of fear, inadequacy And my sleep is over but it is still long dark   There is a sweet strong Presence there as well Making these...

Vision

So many of the greatest blessings of life go unnoticed and consequently unappreciated.  How many marriages, friendships, family relationships fall into disrepair and ultimately loss before we realize just how important these things really are?  Among the few things...

Sunday Morning Ruminations

 This was originally written in 2011.  I thought at that point that I would never pastor a church again. Some Sunday morning rumination or rambling or whatever … There is still that feeling of pain deep in my heart. Perhaps it is disappointment in myself, thinking...