Yesterday, Today, and Forever

In 1964, Bob Dylan penned the song, “The Times, They Are A Changin'”. He was attempting to articulate, and perhaps inspire, public changes through social and political influence. In a melodic delivery, yet with quite blunt phrasing, he told those who would...

New Life … New Identity

I don’t remember being there for my birth, but I’m sure that was the case. At least my mom said I was. I remember with joy and celebrate the moment Laura said, “I do” and her radiant glow as we began a new life together. In that moment, we became family. I also...

It Wasn’t the Bush

The bush didn’t deserve the credit. In Exodus 3:1-17, God gave Moses a significant, yet humbling reminder before using him for His service. You remember the story: God allowed Moses to spend 40 years as a humble shepherd, after having him spent his first 40 growing up...

God’s Plan: A Personal Story

It was God’s plan, but I didn’t see it at the time. It was only 19 degrees outside and dark, given that it was still 5:30 in the morning. I vividly remember the image—the mental video if you will—of our little jon boat flipping over, dumping me and two other men,...

Broken Communication

Last week, my phone died. I don’t mean the battery lost its charge; I mean it died. Apparently, phones don’t like swimming in ice covered ponds, but that’s a story for another day. Even after replacing the phone, it took days and the help of an expert to restore my...
X