Why Were You Sent

Learning a trade or a craft from someone requires a lot of things from the student. The student must be disciplined enough to follow instructions over and over and dedicated enough to believe in the what the master is teaching. The student must also practice for hours, days, weeks, years, to master the craft andContinue reading “Why Were You Sent”

Growing Up

I just spent 180 some odd dollars on back to school stuff for the kiddos. Among the items were a backpack, specialty tools for geometry, lots of pens & pencils, and assorted other things feel into various categories of needed or might need. One thing that struck me as odd or curious was the differencesContinue reading “Growing Up”


Years ago, just after Heather and I were married, we went on what I considered a dream trip. We traveled out west and spent the better part of a week at Rocky Mountain National Park near the little town of Estes Park, Colorado. We hiked, camped, and wandered all over the general area from theContinue reading “Perspectives”

Being and Becoming

“Everything changes and nothing stands still.”—Heraclitus “After John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee announcing God’s good news, saying, “Now is the time! Here comes God’s kingdom! Change your hearts and lives and trust this good news!”—Mark 1:14-15 Change is a funny thing. On the one hand, we recognize it is inevitable, it is goingContinue reading “Being and Becoming”


Winston Churchill was rather quotable, probably because he talked a lot, but also, because he was well spoken. One of my favorites came out from a radio broadcast in 1939 when he said, “I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhapsContinue reading “Risks”

Worship & Prayers This Week

Daily PrayerMonday: https://www.facebook.com/147073089497/videos/331262961361504/Tuesday: https://www.facebook.com/147073089497/videos/909644269541697/Wednesday: https://www.facebook.com/147073089497/videos/290733492013782/Thursday: https://www.facebook.com/147073089497/videos/724087988444099/ Friday: https://www.facebook.com/147073089497/videos/2703329273272001/ Lunch & LearnThe Bible: An Owners Manual – Overview of How the Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns: https://www.facebook.com/147073089497/videos/785906712214144/ Sunday ServiceThe Ancient Ways: Tithinghttps://www.facebook.com/147073089497/videos/210638440368639/