Covenant and Conflict

I LOVE marriage and I HATE conflict (especially in my marriage). As a result I try really hard to minimize conflict in my marriage, but...

One Hundred and something days

We've got just over 100 days until we move to Denver, and a mountain of things to accomplish. 100 days feels like a ton of time, but it...

Staying in Step

I spent last week in Denver to walk and pray; to meditate and reflect; and to look for potential places to live and have our church...

Discipleship Lessons

A few weeks can pass in a flinch. It turns out that keeping up a blog while trying to finish grad school, leading a congregation and...

Learning to Pray

"God teaches us to pray by inviting us to do the impossible." ~ Pastor Carol Grossman Prayer is a big part of how I got started on this...

DANGEROUS PRAYERS

"Set your alarm for 9:38 every day. Use this as a reminder to pray for laborers to enter the harvest field." ~Gregg Tipton That was the...

It's in my DNA

A couple of weeks ago, I had a panicked moment when I asked myself (again) "Why on earth am I going to exchange a whole lot of things...

The Hardest Conversation

The hardest conversation so far has been with our kids. I dreaded it because they have had the same friends for most of their life- and...