Category: Purely Personal

Knit.

Knit.

A couple of weeks ago we gathered with our small group, as we do every Sunday. We ate a little barbecue and played a little Taboo and spent a little time in prayer for...

The Tables, They Have Turned

The Tables, They Have Turned

Earlier in life, I was a big fan of surprising my wife. I say “earlier in life,” because it didn’t take me long to realize that she’s not the fan I am. I’d spend...

Stuck Like Glue

Stuck Like Glue

There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. There is also a brother that sticketh closer than a friend, especially when a “special friend” is involved.     Important note for marital...

Walkin’ After Midnight

In case I haven’t mentioned it in the last 15 minutes or so, I have a daughter. A daughter whom I love very much. A daughter whom I love very much, despite what you...

Tea Time

Tea Time

Merriem captured these pictures just before the Super Bowl party last night. Best imaginary tea I’ve ever had! All those things you guys have been telling me about having a daughter? So true. Be...

Choosing Life

Yesterday was the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, as well as the observation of what the evangelical church refers to as Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. For 19 years of ministry I’ve observed...

Ho Ho No Mo’

Ho Ho No Mo’

Christmas Eve, 11:32 PM, and I was stuck smack in the middle of an ethical dilemma. A moral conundrum. A rock and a hard place. It wasn’t my annual night-before-Christmas problem: drinking Santa’s cup...

Kiss Baby Jesus

Kiss Baby Jesus

We have a nativity set in our house. Okay, we have several nativity sets in our house, but right now all but two of ’em are boxed up, ready to move. One of our...