Reflections on Lent: Man Down…Press On – Day 8

The ancient and wise philospher, Chumbawamba, once said “I get knocked down, But I get up again, You’re never going to keep me down” I have been amazed at my journey so far this Lent. I don’t know what it is this year that is making things so different for me. Maybe it’s the trials … Read moreReflections on Lent: Man Down…Press On – Day 8

40 Days – Reflections on Lent: Mouth of Life or Death – Day 7

Yesterday was day 6… I took the word from God on day 5 for silence and tried to be mindful of my schedule, not cram any more into and just breathe the breath of God in. I was stressed with work and time and tried hard to keep the meditation of My heart of the … Read more40 Days – Reflections on Lent: Mouth of Life or Death – Day 7

40 Days – Reflections on Lent: Sweet Dreams are Made of These – Day 4

I think the only thing in life more difficult to handle than unrequited love is unfulfilled dreams. With a pinnacle birthday coming up I have spent a lot of time in the last 6 months thinking over the things in life I wanted to accomplish. I remember graduating High school, back when flannel meant something … Read more40 Days – Reflections on Lent: Sweet Dreams are Made of These – Day 4

40 Days – Reflections on Lent: Fire represents life – Day 3

Do you remember when the TV show survivor first aired? For my wife and I it was a huge moment in our history. Some of you might think that is lame, but we loved curling up on the couch together (curling up for a guy my size might be a stretch but you get the point)… … Read more40 Days – Reflections on Lent: Fire represents life – Day 3

40 Days – Reflections on Lent: You can have it your way – Day 2

For the 22 years I have been in ministry I have seen the ebb and flow of church attendance and membership. Often times the Church as a whole doesn’t grow with new people who have found freedom in Jesus. It is just churches swapping people. We never really talk about it or worry about it, … Read more40 Days – Reflections on Lent: You can have it your way – Day 2