When Beauty Matters Most

  Pat and just a small portion of her awesome family. This morning, I attended the memorial service of a dear, sweet woman whom I’ve known since I was 6 years old.  After the service, I passed a horrific accident that resulted in 2 fatalities.  All day Monday,...

Military Might

Have you ever been part of an organization that follows a military-style leadership?  Perhaps you’ve spent time in the Armed Forces or law enforcement.  You know what it’s like, then, to protect and to serve. During this Holy Week, I’ve been thinking a lot about what...

The God of All Comfort

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort…” (2 Cor. 1:3 NAS) On Thursday nights, I go hang out at my dad’s church.  They have a Thursday night young adult service with worship led by a rotating group of...

Healing Prayer

This morning, I was challenged, in the wake of so many people we know who have been in the hospital or faced surgeries this week, to heed the following advice.  It is one of 172 questions and answers from the new book, Max on Life, by Max Lucado. After you read this,...

Blokey Bloke Worship

Guys are awesome. Earth-shattering, I know.  You mean a girl likes guys?  Who would’ve thought?  Seriously, though, I love the males of the species.  Bodily-function humor cracks me up.  I love baseball games and hockey games.  I love seeing guys mess with each...