Dinner Time Thoughts, Discussion Guide Included: The Full Length Album

While the internet has solved quite a few of the world’s problems, it is not sinless. It has been the greatest human achievement in making knowledge accessible, but has also been another game of Chutes and Ladders. A good thing can unintentionally kill off other necessary thing. Using it has killed off a few things … Continue reading Dinner Time Thoughts, Discussion Guide Included: The Full Length Album

Short Story: FIN IT TO WIN IT

Fin it to Win it And What to Do When You Can't Touch Bottom James, Nicki, and I had been asking dad all week to get in the water with us, but we quit after he acted like he couldn’t speak English in response. All we’d ever heard him say was “God made the ocean … Continue reading Short Story: FIN IT TO WIN IT

This Old and Wonderful Couch

This couch... **dramatic pause** This vintage couch. Could've been THE family couch any of us had that disappeared when you went to college, that is, if you grew up in the 80's, like myself. All those TGIF and Little Caesar's pizza Friday nights, the Sunday afternoon naps during a boring golf match your dad and … Continue reading This Old and Wonderful Couch

Set the Time Machine to 1996…

I'm currently in my office doing some research for a project I'm working on but the music playlist (Peaceful Piano on Spotify) playing in my headphones is taking me back to the time my wife and I were dating in college. She was a music education major and her instrument was piano. Her playing at … Continue reading Set the Time Machine to 1996…

Kids and Machines: it could have been worse…

It could have been so much worse. My nine year old son and his buddy got in a go cart wreck on Tuesday. His buddy is good but Macky broke his arm. He’s all patched up now at home but I can’t stop thinking that it could’ve been so much worse. Many of us are … Continue reading Kids and Machines: it could have been worse…

Tuesday Talk for Parents

Having five kids, and also being a student pastor, has given me many experiences to share with others who are also raising families. Tuesdays Talks are for me to share with parents what I’ve observed, done well, and how I’ve blown it. This one is on the importance of having a mentor. Click the image … Continue reading Tuesday Talk for Parents