Practices with your Bible that will keep you humble (and make William Tyndale proud)

The accessibility of scripture is something people before us have given their lives for. William Tyndale (1494-1536) laid down his life so that, "... the boy who drives the plow," could know the scriptures even better than the Pope of his time. The stories of how the translation of the Bible, at the blood, sweat… Continue reading Practices with your Bible that will keep you humble (and make William Tyndale proud)

Endurance for 2019

Twelve years ago I ran the PF Chang Rock n' Roll half marathon in Phoenix.  I trained for it and felt pretty good till I hit the seventh mile.  Mile seven to mile 13.5 felt like my legs were made of lead and my lungs were full of fire.  I yelled at myself for that… Continue reading Endurance for 2019

walk with me

Prone to wander lusting comfort you show up bidding me to walk with Suffer. Shrinking back I do not like to think about risks, adventure much less Suffer. But you kneel down with tender gaze take off my flip flops saying, "These can't stay." "You'll need a shoe fit for travel. Sometimes rough terrain sometimes… Continue reading walk with me

to the beat of a different drum

This morning I dropped my freshman off at his high school to play in the welcome band for today's freshman day (yeah, school starts in like a week. Yikes!) .  As I as walking back to my car I walked past the drum section.  They were doing their drills to get ready. The visceral sound… Continue reading to the beat of a different drum

Being God’s child changes everything – A meditation on 1 Peter 1:13-16

'Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in… Continue reading Being God’s child changes everything – A meditation on 1 Peter 1:13-16