Grown-Up Birthday Wish


Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? I did this morning and it was an odd one. You see, today is my birthday, and I was talking about birthday wishes and somehow I automatically got the Amy Grant song “My Grown Up Christmas Wish” stuck in my head. So then throughout today…

My favorite of the 5 W’s


In education there are typically 5 “W” questions to ask (and of course one “H”). These are: Who, What, Why, When, Where (and How). In ministry I think that it can typically be said that answering the Who-What-When-Where questions often have easier answers than answering “Why.” I think it’s because many times we can touch…

Theology- a conversation for the ages


Have you ever gone to a bookstore or library and looked at the Theology or Biblical Studies sections? Depending on where you’re at you may find a very wide or very narrow viewpoints from Bible scholars and theologians throughout different historical time periods. I love picking out books that are from well-known theologians and I…

Not Ready for the Resurrection


As Easter approaches us this next week I want to share some reflections that I had this last weekend as I was remembering Jennica, taking solitude, and spending time in God’s creation. When we are celebrating Easter we are celebrating Jesus’ resurrection where he showed his power over death and sin, promised his followers the…