It Doesn’t Look Like Much – But!

  (Sermon for Sunday, July 27, Matthew 13:31-33,44-52) Sermon in a Sentence:  Those who live by the power of Christ are like the mustard seed or yeast, small and inconsequential … Continue Reading →


Toilet Seats

  I have a leaky refrigerator. It cools and freezes things fine enough in the appropriate sections, but I also seem to have this pervasive drip that comes from high … Continue Reading →



  I can’t wait for you to meet Chris. When you first meet Chris you’ll think he’s just your average, everyday farmer. But you’ll be wrong! Chris is an extraordinary … Continue Reading →


Two Wolves

  There’s a wonderful story from the Native American tradition that I remind myself of when faced with issues in my everyday life or when I consider the fate of … Continue Reading →


Some Tips to Help You Love a Friend Who Has Depression

  Have you ever been in a situation when you just didn’t know what to say? It happens to us all; and it happens quite frequently when we find ourselves … Continue Reading →


Godly Gold Stars

  Sermon for  Matthew 10: 40-42, Sunday, June 29, 2014 Sermon in a Sentence:  Jesus promises blessings (Godly Gold Stars) to those who help prophets, the righteous, and the little … Continue Reading →


Wolf Spiders and Table Saws

  I had a couple of hours recently to do some yard work. I opened the garage door and prepped the mower. Before I went out to mow I decided … Continue Reading →


A Lost-and-and-Found Kind of Life

    Sermon for Matthew 10:24-39, Sunday, June 22, 2014, New International Version (NIV), World English Bible (WEB) Sermon In A Sentence:  Jesus warns that we cannot expect not to … Continue Reading →



  It was probably living and serving in the mountains of Appalachia, right after college, when I first experienced the deep sweet scent of honeysuckle.  I’m sure I smelled it … Continue Reading →


Happy Fathers Day!

  I love the dad in this video – he’s a real “DAD!” who happens to have some great dance moves, too. My hat is off to all the men … Continue Reading →