It gets messy

“Creation looks forward to the day when it will join God’s children in glorious freedom from death and decay.” Romans 8:21 Almost everything on this planet is not the way it should be. Yes, there’s beauty in a lot of what’s out there, but there is freedom in realizing that when we see things that […]

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Physical Pain

Saturday morning, I turned the wrong way. My back immediately sent pain into that part of my brain that overrides everything else. Movement in any direction caused more pain. I did several stretches. My wife administered pain creme and brought out a heating pad. There was little change… simply putting on shoes was something that […]

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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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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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Stay connected.

I’ve lived in thirteen different places since I was born – living at least one year in each place. It’s hard to keep up with friends I’ve known across the years and miles. It’s easy to long for a time when people lived in one place from birth till death. Family and friends were consistent […]

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