As a child I was never chosen first for anything. I was often not only the last picked, but even at the last the kids who were team captains often tried to foist me off onto each other. For this reason recesses were spent mostly off by myself. Being a "loner" didn't bother me as … Continue reading Chosen
It's amazing how much better one feels without a three month running sinus infection. I hadn't really realized how bad I felt till I stopped feeling poorly. And it's also amazing how much our physical condition effects our emotional condition. The past week and change have been great. I just finished the regimen of antibiotics … Continue reading Ramblings of a Feeling Better Person
I haven't felt much like writing lately. I've been suffering from a daily string of headaches and migraines for over a month now. Several required a visit to the ER. I finally scheduled an appointment with my doctor yesterday. He did notice that I have a sinus infection, but scheduled me for a C/T scan also to … Continue reading I Been Feelin’ a Mite Poorly
A little baby's born Daddy's up and gone You see his mama cry Don't you turn away She's needing you today To help her dry her eyes All God's lonely children Sometimes lose their way All God's lonely children Need your love today Met a little man Reaching out his hand He's reaching out for … Continue reading All God’s Lonely Children
The other day I overheard someone mockingly ask, "Why do you go to church every week when they just say the same thing over and over?" I confess, as a preacher, that I am something of a broken record. Most of my sermons deal with the Five Solas in some way. (I won't go into that now. … Continue reading Why Read the Bible and Attend Church Regularly
In ministry it seems we're always struggling to find or develop a good metric for charting progress and determining if we are successful or not. The default is numbers. "How many folks did you have in church last week?" "How many youth were in youth group?" "What was giving at on Sunday?" "How many baptisms … Continue reading Measuring Success
Here's a link to some pictures from my experience at this years's GameFest (I hope the link works).