5 Mistakes During Conflict

A couple of years ago I read a good book entitled Redeeming Church Conflicts: Turning Crisis into Compassion and Care. Tara Klena Barthel and David V. Edling did a great job in the book defining conflict and uncovering what the Bible says we should do when conflict arises. In the first chapter, they shared five mistakes that […]

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Birthdays Are Awesome

We just celebrated my dad’s 91st birthday! I can imagine what you’re thinking when you hear the number “91,” but you really need to picture “71.” Fortunately, my dad is in phenomenal shape. He works outside every day unless he’s fishing. He has the contract on some of the yards on his street because some […]

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Lessons from Mammoth Cave

A few years ago our family went to visit the Mammoth Cave National Park.  On our visit, we took a tour through the cave led by a young, female guide.  She made many observations throughout our descent and pointed out nuances the untrained eye would have surely missed. She asked us to be seated on […]

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Bring on the Rain

If you see me head out the door of my comfortable, dry house during a torrential downpour, you probably will think that I am BONKERS, CRAZY, CUCKOO, DERANGED, FRUITY, NUTS, SCREWY, UNGLUED…..or just plain WACKY.  But actually one of the things I look forward to most as a runner is running in the rain. Think […]

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Preaching is Important

A few years ago I hosted my friend Dr. Gary L. McIntosh for a conference that discussed assimilation principles taken from his book, Beyond the First Visit. Fortunately, while he was with us, Dr. McIntosh unveiled the findings of a recent national survey he conducted. …I was somewhat surprised by the overwhelming importance of the […]

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7 Facts about the Heavenly Body

Have you ever wondered what our bodies will be like in Heaven? Will I still be a runner? If so, will I be faster and able to run as far as I desire without becoming tired?  Will we need to exercise? Will we need to eat and what food will be available? Here are a […]

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5 Keys to Finishing Well

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:17 Many Americans see the Super Bowl as a signal that the 33-race NASCAR season is about to begin. In order to make the final Nascar Chase at the end of the season, consistency throughout is key. […]

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