Learn from

“Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young.” Paul wrote that to his young friend Timothy in 1 Timothy 4:12. When life brings us into leadership positions, it’s easy to forget that wisdom can come from many sources other than our own wisdom and experience. And the more we get set in […]

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A few ways to give

“Give to those who ask, and don’t turn away from those who want to borrow.” -Jesus said that in Matthew 5:42. Some people ask, and some people don’t. Carrying out Jesus’ request has come into focus in new ways for Heather and me. We’re involved in a new church in Denver, RiSo. Our focus is […]

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Saying goodbye

God has a sense of humor. Heather and I (and Jay and Rachel) said goodbye to our son Ben last week. Not just any goodbye – but for two whole years. He’s now in Italy, working with refugees arriving in Europe off boats from North Africa. He’s with a group called Care for Catania. The […]

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Attitude makes all the difference

Jon, Nancy and I have a friend named Glenda. She is amazing. I won’t go into details about everything she has faced and conquered, but a huge trait that has made a difference in her life and in the lives of those who she has inspired is her positive conquering attitude. Rather than focusing on […]

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The Bible is full of a bunch of humans

I often think that the Bible is full of ideas on living a more perfect life – and how I am not measuring up to the way I should be. There are lots of life instructions in many parts of the Bible. I’m glad, as they correct me when my ways are getting skewed away […]

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