A former governor of MN is known for a famous quote: “Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people’s business.” A few days ago while eating breakfast I heard a similar quote from a […]
A few Sundays ago I talked about the issue of serving the Kingdom of Christ in tangible ways as an important issue when it comes to raising our children and having a healthy home. Helping our children develop hearts that serve Christ is critical to their spiritual development. But let me remind you that “serving” is […]
Recently a blog came to my inbox and after reading it, I concluded that this is one of those blogs that is worth passing along to a broader group of people. It is very pointed but well worth the read. Enjoy! You and Your Church The church is the hope of the world. According to Jesus, who […]
About two years ago I went in for a physical. It had been a couple of years since I had been at the doctor. I went into that appointment not really thinking about how healthy I was, but I knew that preventative medicine is a good thing. Guess what? I was not as healthy as I felt! The doctor […]
Winter has finally left! Its departure brings much planning as we look toward summer and all the activities that better weather affords. Could I throw you a challenge as you plan for the summer? Would you be willing to make a minor shift and put the word “opportunity” in your summer plans? There is an interesting passage […]
I am thankful to have had the opportunity to go on this mission trip with my wife, Donna. We are so blessed in America! Going on a trip like this is a good reminder of just how much we have been blessed. The Bible tells us that to whom much has been given, much […]
Every part of this trip amazed me! Seeing God work in every way, big and small. I will forever treasure everyone I met…. Especially the kids! I can’t stop looking at the photos of the kids. I miss them. I love the colored pictures they gave me. The people there have so little, yet they […]
Today was spent finishing up last minute items to complete the homes.
Work day three had some rain and ended with a meal with the three families. Adios until tomorrow.