The Day We Need Jesus Most

 I was reading a story today that I clipped some years ago and had entirely forgotten about. It was the story a father had written about the accidental death of his teen daughter. It was tragic.  As a father and grandfather, my heart aches for him. The story was...

Fanatics

 The most common fanatic in America is likely living in your neighborhood. They often have signs in their yards, stickers on their cars, and sometimes tattoos on their bodies that tell their story. They are commonly known as sports fans. You may have had some other...

FOMO

I know a boy who during elementary school would sneak out of his room after being sent to bed to listen to what his parents and their guests were talking about. Though it was very exciting to stand just out of sight and eavesdrop on these conversations, I know for...

Warped

This week I was able to do something with one of my boys. Doing even small things with these young men is a real blessing to me and doing things with them for the church is awesome. Today we pulled one of the wooden counters out of the foyer of the church. These...

The Lie

We have all lied. If you are about to say not me, well…? You know that story that got stretched a bit when you told it. Not to intentionally deceive but to make it more interesting or maybe to paint me in a better light. That one is particularly easy when you...

Dead Flowers

My wife enjoys cut flowers. Actually, she enjoys nearly all flowers. When I remember to bring them to her, she lights up. The trouble with cut flowers is that they soon dry up and demonstrate that cutting them is the beginning of a not-too-distant end. That all...