Monthly Archives: December 2014

Honest Resolutions

“My goal for 2015 is to accomplish the goals of 2014 which I should have done in 2013 because I promised them in 2012 and planned them in 2011” – Anonymous Sounds like most of my New Year’s resolutions from … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

“For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. There will … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Almost Here

“Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer… Who’d have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?” Bill … Continue reading

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Seeing The Face Of Jesus In The Poor

Yesterday my amazing wife Aleta joined me as a team from our church, in partnership with 2nd Harvest Food Bank, gave out food to the quiet sufferers in our community who are what 2nd Harvest defines as “food insecure.” It … Continue reading

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I Hate It When God Gets My Attention!

Actually I don’t hate it when God gets my attention. I love that God is still actively engaged in my life, it’s just that I hate realizing all over again how much more I still need to grow into the … Continue reading

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Grinchy Christmas Thoughts

When I walk through Costco during this Christmas season, doing my best to only look at the things I really need to purchase, I see the 70 inch big screen TVs. I look at those TV’s and I wonder, “Lewis … Continue reading

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Arrested For “Animal Compassion” In My Hometown

One of my favorite Bruce Springsteen songs is “My Hometown.” In the song Springsteen vividly describes the rugged beauty of a hometown right alongside of the town’s very real brokeness as a community. If you’ve never heard the song – … Continue reading

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