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The God Of Just Enough

As often as I write this blog and share what’s on my heart, hoping it will resonate with someone, I know the process begins within me.  I write out of a need to deal with my own failings and short-comings. …

You Can't Fly With No Wings

An interesting exchange happened the other day with my youngest son, Jacob.  Jacob is 4 years old and it alway amazes me to observe his world, through his words and actions.  I was in our master bedroom and had just started…

The Weakest And The Least

(Originally posted 7-20-17)

“Pardon me, my lord,” Gideon replied, “but how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.”  Judges 6:15 

One of my favorite things about…

A Brush With Greatness

I grew up in Minnesota and if you the know the state at all, you know it prides itself as “The State of Hockey.”  In Minnesota, hockey is almost a religion and from little on up, kids are introduced to…

Hurry Up And Wait

I’ve been reading through Proverbs lately.  I love how verse by verse it wrecks me and then builds me back up again.  It is so meaty and full of wise instruction and godly truth.  One particular verse that keeps coming…

Wisdom 101

If I could teach a class on how to become spiritually wise, the textbook would simply be the Book of Proverbs.  The nuggets of truth found within are so relevant to our modern-day society.  I wish I could comment and…

Finish The Race

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 

I’m always amazed by people that run.  I’ve never been a runner and have never been accused of running too…

Good News vs. Fake News

Well we are seeing it in the media everyday, aren’t we?  This idea of #fakenews…primarily stemming from a certain President and a certain cable news network.  “Fake news” has become one of the buzzword phrases of 2017 and for good…

World Changers Wanted!

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to

The Opposite Of Obedience Is Fear

I am not a great thinker or scholar.  But I’ve come to realize that often some of my deepest insights happen when I'm in the shower.  Maybe because it’s an area of forced solitude where the kids can’t get in and I’m…