A Really Full Life

  What do you do, how do you react when your strength isn’t equal to the task? Driving through a village in Ghana I saw this little girl trying to lift...

What to wear for Thanksgiving? When I was a kid we all wore our best for Holiday events like Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. It was part of the tradition that made...

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...

  Today I spoke my mind—and heart to God.   I’ve been reading Job and I liked how he just told God, straight out, how he felt.   “Oh that I...

  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...

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...

When we panic we stop thinking logically and our Lizard brain takes over. This is beautiful Hanauma Bay in Honoluhu.  On a trip to Hawaii we went to snorkel in the...

      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...