Orange Counters

Here is the question: What is required of you to worship the living God? What do you feel you “need” to worship God? Do you need a certain “type” of people? Do you need a certain “kind” of worship? These are questions we all struggle with in trying to find the “right” church, but what […]

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Influential Seasons

Got to thinking, each season in life influences me in how I live life. With new seasons come new smells, temperatures, colors and beauties. The beauty of winter is much different from the beauty of summer, yet the beauty of the fall differs from spring. Every beauty seen or felt in a season is an independent beauty devoted […]

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My Enemy

“deny thyself” Jesus The world itself is opposed to this idea, but the world itself will come to an end. If I were to try and live up to the worlds expectations I might be surprised to find my own end. What it asks of me is unrealistic, its self absorbed philosophies change too often […]

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I Wonder

What is wonder? I was having this random conversation with my wife on our drive back from Fort Collins. We concluded, wonder is not a bad thing, after-all, the church sings such great hymns with the word wonder in them, the title of which one is called “Wondrous Cross”.  We had fun little comments “I […]

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Peter, are you talking again?

Even though they all fall away, I will not. Peter          Peter has been  hanging with us from the get go of Mark’s gospel, In chapter 1 Jesus calls Simon, (Peter’s first name) and said to him and his brother “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men”. Immediately […]

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Root of Injustice

“The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet”   Jesus is Lord. The text above is from our studied text this week from the gospel of Mark, Jesus is asking a question, it goes like this, “If the Messiah is only David’s son, why […]

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The Delusion of Belonging

I am currently working on writing my first book. In this book I share the “idols” that have a tendency to capture my heart. In this presentation of my “false gods” I explain my experiences with them and the vanities inside them all, in each section I emphasize the grace of Jesus and how He frees me […]

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