The Nobody Club






AA has the famous greeting when a new member joins, “Hi, my name is Bob, and I’m an alcoholic.” After the greeting, everyone says, “Hi Bob.” It’s really more like, “Hiiiiiii” Bob.” A long, drawn-out greeting of recognition and acceptance. If I ever started a club it would go more like, “Hi, my name is […]

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A Case of Mistaken Identity






Riding to church early Sunday morning with one of my two favorite son-in-laws, we began to discuss the current political environment. As this season of the election cycle rolls around, I wish I lived on a desert island. Every four years we are inundated with promises that will not be kept, lies that are boldly […]


God’s Provision






This is a copy of a blog post that I recently wrote for the good folks over at Church Central Many years ago, my wife and I were touring the then famous Crystal Cathedral. During the experience, we entered a beautifully decorated room and encountered the ORGAN. This beast was multiple stories high and I […]

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The Shadowy Phantom of Church 1






Every church has at least one. In our gathering, I think we have several. This wispy, sneaky, hard to identify person or family is the center of many conversations. “We don’t measure up to them. We are not good enough for them. They won’t accept us because we are not like them. Everyone here does, […]


Beyond the Whoosh






As my car went crashing through the guardrail the thoughts of a flaming death filled my mind. Would it hurt? What if I just laid there broken but not dead? The ground was far, far away. Miles it seemed. I frantically tried to call my wife, but she didn’t answer. I quickly sent her a […]

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Invest in Fathers






(I shared this first over at ChurchCentral.com) In our anti-male climate, thoughts such as these could probably be scorned. Men are mocked, stereotyped, and sadly, considered as a necessary evil sometimes, yet if we hope to capture the next generation for Christ, men are the key. (Before the stones start flying, and, if there is […]


3 Essential Ingredients for Life






Here is a blog post I just added to Church Central I spent a bit of time this week engaging someone on social media. Most of us probably have the major outlets that open opportunities beyond our own circles. This particular person took offense at my message from 1 John 2:1-2 stating the believers can […]

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