Slipping Away

I received an early morning call from my 16 year old daughter while she sat in an airport in Miami waiting for the flight that would soon deposit her in Guatemala. I could hear the excitement in her voice as she said her goodbyes and professed her love for her dad. As we hung up,… Continue reading Slipping Away

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Icon

The news of the death of an icon is everywhere. Michael Jackson for some decades has seemed larger than life. A tragic character in a play that could never have a happy ending. Yet his passing leaves me sadly wondering how a life can go so wrong.   To most people the life that this… Continue reading Icon

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A Hard Question

This was a recent question from a member of my church. I hope my answer was right….     Yesterday I went to work and it was looking to be a very good day. I have a coworker who just came back to work in March after a very hard fight with cancer, everything was… Continue reading A Hard Question

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Hitting the refresh button

  Maybe I’m alone in this, but there are moments when I forget what this walk of faith is about. I’m always aware of what God has done for me, but in the face of all the reports of a shrinking church I confess to some doubts as to whether or not this message is… Continue reading Hitting the refresh button

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Fire!

Several months ago my wife and I were relaxing on a Sunday afternoon. My wife turned to me and asked if I smelled something burning. I did and we both began to investigate our house looking for the source. My wife suddenly gave a gasp and told me to look at our neighbor’s home. I… Continue reading Fire!

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