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“worth” and everything that comes with it.

My time has slipped away I’ve worshipped something else today, My heart is torn, my flesh is weak, I’ve strived to make things right, per say. I cannot tell how many times again my weakness “tipped” the scale… of worry, doubt and unbelief of pride. of sin. of all these things….. and yet! you’ve come… Read more »

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3 year olds and highways

We don’t always see what God is doing. We don’t always understand what is happening around us. That was the case recently… We were on a “walk” one evening and if you have kids, have ever watched kids, or been around kids in ANY form, you know that they don’t always go in the direction… Read more »

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call me anytime

photo credit: binnya via creative commons Life change is hard. It’s hard for adults, but it is REALLY hard for kids. Then in turn, it is hard for parents…. Some day my son my read this and I hope when / if he does he’ll understand God a little better – as I did when… Read more »

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QUITR vol 10

From time to time I ‘publish’ my Q.U.I.T.R list (Questions, Ideas, Thoughts, & Reflections). These are things that I’ve jotted down in the moment – I am finding it good to keep this “QUITR list” to pursue, pray, and bounce these ideas around with my wife, friends, and others in ministry – things that race… Read more »

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a gut punch of perspective

  Is your life fast? Something like this: You go to bed around midnight after doing dishes, picking up the house, getting groceries, doing laundry, logging into work to answer emails, or meeting with someone that needs a listening ear. Then what happens to me is I intend to set my alarm to get up spend sometime reading /… Read more »

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Jesus doesn’t care if I drown.

How many times have you thought that Jesus doesn’t care if you drown in the mess of what you’re going through? It feels like that at times doesn’t it?  Take a look at Mark 4:38 (and the story around it) – the disciples were in a storm and this basically was the accusation toward Jesus… Read more »

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a two-boat faith

  I recently heard a sermon which caused me to re-ponder some of Luke; specifically when Jesus calls Peter to become a disciple (Luke 5:1-11).  Jesus tells Peter to let down his nets after a long, hard night of fishing. He does and as a result has to ask others near by (who have a boat)… Read more »

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Quitr vol 9

From time to time I ‘publish’ my Q.U.I.T.R list (Questions, Ideas, Thoughts, & Reflections). These are things that I’ve jotted down in the moment – I am finding it good to keep this “QUITR list” to pursue, pray, and bounce these ideas around with my wife, friends, and others in ministry – things that race… Read more »

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wait. what just happened?

  “It’s going to be a great day. I’m going to be productive, attentive to others’ problems, a student of life and of Jesus….” Then……WHAM! That “wham” could be any of the following: one of your children hitting the other a spouse’s snippy remark someone pulls in front of you at a 4 way-stop, freeway, or parking… Read more »

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who is worth following?

I was just talking with someone last night about this and then stumbled across this video… makes you think… Follow from Igniter Media on Vimeo.