40 Days – Reflections on Lent: The Sounds of Silence – Day 5

I spent a lot of time thinking and praying about what the Lord would bring to my heart today. He simple said “SHH”. I hate silence. It is kind of funny to even say that because as a dad of 4 kids I am always complaining like and old fart that I need peace and … Read more40 Days – Reflections on Lent: The Sounds of Silence – Day 5

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

40 Days – Reflections on Lent Day 1

DAY 1: ASH WEDNESDAY – I had an interesting church up bringing. I can safely say it was not a typical journey, but it gave me an exposure to pretty much every variety of church there is. In one sense the variety of sources I had in my life that gave me my taste of christian … Read more40 Days – Reflections on Lent Day 1