52

We get 52 Sundays a year.  That means that for most people we have 52 times a year to hear a sermon preached, worship with others and be part of something bigger than ourselves.  We have 52 moments to be part of a mission.  52 times to offer our smile, our...

Election Weak

No, the title does not contain a misspelling. The word “weak” is intentional. Across our country this week people are voting for leaders in all states. Before I go too far let me say that this is not a political blog nor am I discouraging people from voting. I want...

Who Do I Give To?

We are coming into the season where our hearts and institutions are beginning a greater push on giving to worthy causes. It ranges from mission asks, to bell ringers, to schools helping families in need. I am so glad that our hearts are still for all these things....

Alone

When I was a boy I was part of an event that taught leadership. One part of this adventure was being dropped off in the woods in the dark with only a sleeping bag. We were instructed to not talk and only call out if we truly needed help. I can still remember how alone...

Convenience?

I don’t know if the right word is convenience or inconvenience. We live in a time where we really don’t have to deal with anything we don’t want to deal with. If you call me I can send you to voicemail. If you text me I can ignore it, delete it, or even block it. I...