Forgotten phone

Kevin is just like the rest of us, never without his mobile phone.  Every Sunday, Kevin has a routine after church:  he goes to the same coffee shop and gets … Continue Reading →


All Saints

One sign of a healthy church is when its outreach ministries outnumber every other ministry category in the church!  Thankfully this is the case at Emmanuel.  I inherited some of … Continue Reading →


A New Day is on the Horizon

Those who know me have long understood that I had several reasons for becoming a member of a new church. I needed to be in a church environment where women … Continue Reading →


We Should All Wear Signs

I have somehow found myself involved in an annual hike in the mountains.  Did I mention it is a winter hike and happens to be on New Year’s Eve every … Continue Reading →


Super Heroes

One of the parents at my church shared with me that when their children dress up in their super hero costumes, sometimes the children tackle projects with a little more … Continue Reading →


Joshua 1:9

You may find it interesting that according to a popular Bible application, Joshua 1:9 was the most shared, bookmarked, and highlighted Bible verse in 2017.  How popular is this verse?  It’s … Continue Reading →


Ruffling feathers

  While I was working out at the gym recently, my trainer asked, “How long did it take you to finish that set of weights?  My response: “Two ‘Our Father’s, … Continue Reading →


Through all of it

  There’s a song I hear from time to time on Christian radio.  The lyrics begin,  I have won And I have lost I got it right sometimes But sometimes … Continue Reading →


Bystander Intervention Training

  You may remember a few weeks ago I wrote about a Spanish-speaking woman and her friend who were the victim of an attack at a JC Penney store in … Continue Reading →


We will steal your children

  I went to a mosque on Friday to pray with Muslims. I never thought I’d write such a sentence. Or thought there would be the need to do such a thing. … Continue Reading →