Loving by Serving

Martin Luther King, Jr., said, “Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul...
Left Behind

Left Behind

I had to leave for a 6 p.m. meeting. I told my daughter I’d be back around 8 p.m. “Your dad and brother are here if you need anything,” I said. She was 10, old enough to stay by herself, but I felt better knowing others were around. “I’m really tired,” she said. “I’m...
What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

Lives are changed because of stories. Well, in reality, lives are changed because of other’s lives, the story of another’s life that impacts you in some major way. Jesus story impacted me profoundly, but I didn’t really understand all the ways until several years ago....
King of the Broken

King of the Broken

Gingerbread cookies are meant to be eaten whole. When they are broken, they feel incomplete. They are just no fun to eat. Brokenness in general is no fun! God, though, God likes brokenness in people. If His choice is a broken person or a prideful person, He will...
When You’re Fed Up

When You’re Fed Up

We’ve all said it, “I’m fed up. I’ve had enough.” You could be talking about any matter of things here. It might be your boss, your kids, your spouse or your bad habits. In reality you are frustrated and you want to respond in a different way, but will you really? To...
Unmatched Wrestling Match

Unmatched Wrestling Match

Have you ever wrestled with God during what some call the “dark night of the soul?” These times seem nearly impossible to get through. We are struggling with big questions. Who I am? Who do I want to be? Who does God want me to be? How much of my situation is me and...