I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. …” Romans 7: 15   I thought I could get away with it. But, she busted me. Cold.   I took my daughter on a date recently. Through tears at a … Continued

  I was listening to a podcast the other day and heard something about how our brains work that blew me away. As a husband, father, son, brother and friend, hearing this made me realize all the more how thirsty the loved ones in my life really are for authentic blessing from me.   First, … Continued

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” -Proverbs 22: 6 (NIV)   I went to the gym recently and was mesmerized by a dad I saw on the basketball court. He was with his son. They weren’t just “hanging out” and … Continued

    Surrender is a scary word. For much of my life, I haven’t enjoyed saying or even writing it. Our culture says surrender is a sign of weakness. Bad. Giving up. Waive the white flag. Christians,  on the other hand, have a different view.  For us, surrender *should* mean letting go. Getting out of … Continued

  “Come up with your ending before you figure out your middle. Seriously. Endings are hard, get yours working up front.” – Emma Coats, Pixar Studios   I attended a funeral this week. And, as those often do, it got me thinking about a lot of things. One of them was a night around a … Continued