Category Archives: Blessings

Christmas 2017

Here’s my Christmas haul from the people who know me well. Great music from Stapleton and The War on Drugs. Non-fiction on Christian mysticism (my current theological interest) and Revelation (twin teaching and preaching series in the queue for early … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving selfie with my girl!

Happy Turkey Day, 2017

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Father’s Pure Joy

I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. – Isaiah 61.10 I come from a faith tradition with a high view of baptism. As a child, the richness and beauty of baptism was both explained to … Continue reading

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In Honor of the Queen

A certain someone around our house celebrated a birthday today. So we decided to crown “the queen” with cookie cake on her special day.   Words don’t really express the blessing Sunny is to the people in her life. She spent … Continue reading

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Nature’s Classroom

I had a great time this week at Nature’s Classroom with the kids. We spent the week at a campground atop Lookout Mountain in Mentone. All three of us learned quite a bit and I’m super proud of the kids … Continue reading

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A Glimmer of Good News

2016 has been rough. So much bad news, so much confusion, so many instances where we’ve seen humanity at it’s worst. So many people I know are dealing with pain and loss. On top of that, this election is about … Continue reading

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Already and Not Yet: Becoming a Husband

I originally wrote this for a friend’s blog last month. Decided to post it here as well. The Kingdom of heaven is like becoming a husband. Allow me to explain. On August 14, 1999, I stood before everyone I know … Continue reading

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