When there is no more room in your closet to hang your clothes, it only means one thing – the clothes need to go!  Valerie and I took the time last weekend to get rid of old clothes that we no longer use. We realized (especially Valerie, who has farContinue Reading

tiny house between buildings

There are times when you JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO.  The savings in your account are nearing zero Health concerns have become a reality and are looking worse  Lack of direction leaves you feeling helpless and hopeless  Although you pray, you still do not have the answer  I haveContinue Reading

It’s that time again…  To take up my post in the middle of the night.  My body is weary, wanting more sleep.  My mind wanders, debating whether I should get up.  I have to. I need to. I must stand watch.  Night after night, I look out in the distance, Continue Reading

Go

Did you know you have been given the ‘green light?’ It’s true!  As you know, green means go, and that is exactly what God has intended for your life.  It’s time to take your foot off the brake and push the gas because the light has been green…   To pushContinue Reading

1 Samuel 30:6

One of my favorite ways of receiving encouragement is through verbal affirmation. I don’t mean the ‘good job, Pastor’ after I preach a sermon. They are those meaningful, heartfelt words that reveal how much you mean to them. It has happened a few times: for birthdays, during Pastor appreciation month,Continue Reading

Fruit of the Spirit Series It can be difficult to appreciate nuances of difference when it comes to the little things that rub against us in everyday life; especially in light of those seemingly small details of how you might normally do something and that person next to you doesContinue Reading

Christ-Centered Dreams Series | Part 2 A few weeks ago, my wife Valerie asked me to go to the store to get her the ingredients for that night’s dinner. Being the supportive husband that I am (well, at least in this case!) I agreed. Valerie knows me well enough toContinue Reading

When I was a child, I couldn’t wait until Christmas! The gathering of family, the Christmas cheer – and of course, the presents that I would get. Perhaps I had a misunderstanding of what to expect on Christmas as a small child when I opened my presents; instead of playingContinue Reading

I am one of the millions of individuals who do not have 20/20 vision. From wearing glasses in elementary school to currently wearing contacts, I’ve needed corrective vision most of my life.  I cannot see well without my contacts – small details are non-existent and people’s faces are blurry.  Therefore,Continue Reading