What Could Go Wrong?

What Could Go Wrong?
Our church is going through a re-structuring process. It’s been called a merger. It’s been called an adoption.  What it’s not been called is “easy”. Without going into all the details, there will be a vote among the congregation to confirm whether we will merge with another church. Many people, including myself, have woulda-coulda-shoulda-ed the situation ...

In a Different Light

In a Different Light
After I wrote my last blog, I started thinking about how that dog made me want to rescue him. I thought how helpless and hungry he looked. Then I started wondering why I don’t feel the same way about homeless beggars….. Everyone has seen that guy or girl, holding a sign and begging for money. ...

Everything New

Everything New
I’m tired. I’m tired of seeing bad things happen. And I bet that I’m not the only one. Anyone who has a tv or a computer knows that bad things happen. It’s all over the news: a shooting here, a disaster there. I think sometimes we become numb to bad news. It’s so commonplace that I ...

Birthday Inventory 2

Birthday Inventory
I’ve come up on another birthday, and it’s time to take inventory. I think back at things I wanted to accomplish as a teenager going into college. I can’t remember much. I do, however, remember a few goals. I wanted to make a lot of money. I wanted an exciting career. I wanted a big ...