Don’t own what’s not yours – an old commandment

Many years ago (more than I want to admit) I took a 7 habits class at work. Â While it was hard to apply at the time I remember the … Continue Reading →

Image of God in Relationships

The other morning I heard a song on the radio that sounded really familiar – “there’s a God shaped hole in all of us”…..  Then I remember where I heard … Continue Reading →

Real Life is Dirty

One of my hobbies is Model Railroading (see my Train Section) so I read Model Railroader Magazine a lot.  One of the most common themes of Model Railroading is weathering – making things … Continue Reading →

Joshua – Passing of the Guard?

It was strange the other day – I was reading Joshua 1 a few days ago and it felt more personal than usual.  There is the passing of the guard – … Continue Reading →

Tribute to my Dad

My Father recently passed away and this is what I said at the funeral: I am a better person for knowing him and deeply honored to have him as my … Continue Reading →

Core Belief: The answer to life is not a what – it’s a who

I wanted to document some of my core beliefs – both to share and to help me articulate these myself.  One of the fundamental things that’s unique about Christianity is … Continue Reading →

Power of Praise?

Sometimes it still surprises me – how much praising God can change me.  How something as simple as singing out to God cuts to the core and affects me so … Continue Reading →

Drawn to Him?

As I’ve been working on my Matthew Visual Bible Study I find myself drawn to the character of Jesus portrayed in this video – to that smile.  There’s something magical in … Continue Reading →

A Too Human Tragedy

A Too Human Tragedy It seems like the bible has too many examples of human tragedy – of the consequences of our own poor choices. Take Cain for example – choices … Continue Reading →