A Really Full Life

Do you want to hear God’s voice more clearly? You can. It’s that simple. You and I control the volume. We have to turn down the outside noises.   The ambient...

  What’s the old news adage; if it bleeds, it leads?   About 25 years ago a journalist named Eric Pooley first commented on the disturbing trend he had noticed in local...

  You have two options in life:  March to the beat of your own drum or NOT.   For a country obsessed with ‘selfies’ we are a people terrified of being...

Are your thoughts like these crates when you start to pray? There’s a little order, a few coherent sentences, but then they start tumbling down into your To Do List, or...

  Are you at your spiritual BEST? When I’m in Africa I feel like my spiritual life gets expanded about 1000%. I don’t know how you’d ever measure it, but I...

You never hear people talk about their burdens anymore.   I think the word has all but disappeared from our collective vocabulary.   We have a whole new set of hyphenated...

How do you know if what you hear or think about God and spiritual things is true, really true? In a small village church full of women with hungry hearts and...

This morning we are on our way for 9 weeks of ministry in Ghana. We’re asking that God make it fruitful. We can’t wait to see our friends there. I feel...

      Everybody will die, but very few want to be reminded of that fact. Lemony Snicket, The Austere Academy     I call this story Father Knows Best. You...

I’ve had this little saying on a post-it note hanging on the bottom of my iMac for about 6 months.   It’s a little reminder that life is about the everyday....