J held up a piece of paper before me and proudly declared, "My name!" My eyes focused on the piece of scratch paper. The writing read, "1:30 pm."
On Thursday, July 21st, 2011 a group of kids from Holdrege, NE spent a total of six hours in a van in order to work a two hour shift packing food for Feed My Starving Children. They helped pack 21384 meals. Their comment, "It was too short. Next time we need to do two shifts." … Continue reading Volunteer with Feed My Starving Children
The following is a conversation between myself and my 5-year-old. A2: "Papa, I'm hungry." Me: "I'm sorry. You asked to be excused from the breakfast table. You need to wait for snack time now." A2: "What?" Me: "I said, you asked to be excused from the breakfast table. Now you need to wait for snack … Continue reading Conversation With a Child
Certain portions of the Bible are assuredly much more fun to read than others. Matthew 1, the lineage of Jesus, while interesting to those with a penchant for genealogies, does not make for compelling reading. 1st & 2nd Chronicles likewise lack a certain driving force behind them. The first part of the book of Numbers might … Continue reading Participate in the Calling
I've lived in my house for a year and just now found the switch to my work bench light in the garage. The sad thing is that it was in plain sight right next to the workbench.
I just woke from a dream. In this dream I was at a religious conference. At this conference (along with the myriad of strangers) were my wife, several youth from my church, former professors, ministry partners and family members. The conference was just about to start when I realized that I’d forgotten a pen back … Continue reading I Had a Dream
Following media criticism, TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie apologizes for speaking at a Focus on the Family event. I won't rehash the article. Read it yourself via the link above. You can also read a more liberal version here. After reading both articles it seems to me that Mr. Mycoskie is lacking a little backbone. … Continue reading Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes Apologizes for What