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Forgiveness

A few days ago I had a “come to Jesus” talk with my boys. I was not happy with the trash they were leaving in the back seat of my car. Now, this was not the first conversation. Unfortunately, it seems that nearly every time we take a trip, I have to remind them to...

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Bloody Nose

Last night I gave my oldest daughter a bloody nose. Ok…here’s the whole story. Due to the weather, the kids soccer practices were cancelled so we drove home and noticed that the line of weather was not affecting the soccer field near our house. So we decided to have our own practice. Boys against girls....

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New Life Sunday – Watch out for the cones…

This afternoon I got in my car to drive to meet another urban pastor. I was running a few minutes behind and was on the phone while attempting to back out of a very tight parking situation. I didn’t hit any cars, but I did back over a bright orange cone. I didn’t notice it until...

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New Life Sunday – True story…

Last night and again today, Cru (www.cru.org)  provided the means to bring Josh McDowell to New Life for two different talks. I was incredibly moved by Josh’s story last night (www.josh.org/video-2/joshs-testimony/). For 40 minutes he shared the raw truth of what it felt like to grow up in an abusive home. He was physically beaten by...

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New Life Sunday – Relationship 101 from Spirit Airlines

For the past week I have been following the story about a veteran with cancer named Jerry Meekins who had to cancel a flight on Spirit Airlines. The reason for his cancellation is that he is dying of cancer and is not healthy enough to travel. As a result he requested a refund. His request was...