One Month with Sam

“I like when he looks at me” – Mari “I like my baby brother Sam” – Ben Sam likes to eat and sleep. He’s growing – 9 pounds, 11 ounces He’s getting comfortable going on walks in the baby carrier. He likes to be... read more

Jonah: What Are You Running From?

On July 12/13, I spoke three messages at our weekend church services.   I explored two big ideas from the story of Jonah (chapter one): Can we trust every detail within God’s book as fact? Are we actively striving to follow everything God is instructing us to do?... read more

Spiritual Heritage

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith… let us run with endurance the race God has set before us” (Hebrews 12:1). A year ago, we had the opportunity to attend my maternal grandmother’s 90th... read more

Full Life

Jesus promised, “I have come to give life to the full” (John 10:10.)  I would like to give testimony that this promise from Jesus is true. One of the many reasons I love youth ministry is that we serve families.  Family has always been a big deal for me.... read more