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Come out!

I found this in my drafts this evening – worth the post… I was in the midst of ‘playing basketball’ with my two-year-old son, Levi, this morning when we took a break to roll around on the floor and wrestle. There was mention of Jesus and out of the blue he says (in a two-year-old… Read more »

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#JESUSis ( —— )

For the last week or so I’ve been awakened to the number of descriptive words that can follow “Jesus is….“. After a recent visit to the International House of Prayer in Kansas City (trip encouraged by some incredible people) – I’ve been overwhelmed 10-fold by even more words to complete this phrase. I know that the list is… Read more »

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Claim

I claim the cross as I look back on what I’ve said and done and as my eyes look forward, Lord I claim it for things to come. 1/23/11

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Yoke (Song)

I wrote this song in 30 min many months ago, so I don’t claim it as “my own” – pass it along if you like it. Free Song Download New International Version, ©2010 (NIV) 28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you… Read more »

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theme songs make everyone feel better

Whenever I think of theme songs I am always reminded of that scene in Emperor’s new Groove where Cronk sings to sing his own them music. Classic. I keep a ‘boys [kids] favorites’ list in my iTunes that I can easily sync to my iPod or play at the drop-of-a-hat. Here is a list of… Read more »

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Sorting Marbles & Sorting People

Our house wakes up early… anywhere between 5:30 and 6:00. This morning my amazing wife let me sleep for a bit, then after a while came into the room and asked “can we switch” – she needed some rest and Levi (youngest) was sleeping longer than usual. So, I went downstairs to meet up with… Read more »

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the Little Things

(click for labels) I have been thinking a lot about (and working on) the “between Sundays Worship” and tonight I had a good pondering moment that I thought I would share… The boys just went to bed and I started picking up the living room, they helped with the big things… but there were a… Read more »

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you’re full time something

You’re “full-time” something….. Here are a list of some of my “full-time” jobs that are HARD to do full-time… but have extreme rewards. Worshiper Husband Father Friend Good Example Integrity pray Things that come easy to do “full-time”, or are just easy to do” and can have very little rewards (if at all) : workaholic-ism… Read more »

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drums and “Santa Bags”

Boys are loud. Don’t believe me? I invite you to our house. So here is the scene: I am home for lunch and my wife and I are talking about a couple things, Levi (2 years) is banging on his drum EXTREMELY LOUD, and Roman is asking “DAD CAN YOU DO A SANTA BAG” for… Read more »

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kuddos Adam (Owl City)

A couple months ago the Youth Group at Calvary Bible EFC introduced me to the One-man-Band “Owl City” (Adam Young) I’ve enjoyed some of his songs and his blog… Below is one of the most simple and amazing covers of “In Christ Alone” I’ve heard. It is noted by a number of people that he… Read more »