• Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

    Triple D is one of my favorite shows on TV. It has made my DVR list and Guy Fieri is one of my favorite personalities on the Food Network (followed by Bobby Flay). I always feel like I gain a couple of pounds just by watching that show. The food looks great, and I hope… Continue Reading

  • I’m Baaack!

    We came back from our work team to Florida. I have lots of hopes and more prayers for our wonderful group of youth. I also get to take the next 2 weeks of the regather, regroup, renew and refresh myself. I’m looking forward to time away from the daily flow of ministry, and really look… Continue Reading

  • One More Day…

    On Sunday, 13 youth and 5 adults (including my wife and me) are leaving for Florida for our summer work team.  I have a lot of things running through my mind. I have no idea what to expect but am praying for everything and anything.  I’m more anxious than nervous. I just checked weather.com and… Continue Reading

  • David or Absalom?

    A little while ago, I was reflecting on team ministry, the issues that come up within a team, and how jealousy and envy tears apart a team. Jealousy can make us do crazy stuff. I can argue that the Pharisees were jealous of Jesus and that’s what drove them to kill him. I can argue… Continue Reading

  • American Values

    Getting information together for a future sermon series, perhaps.  Any comments would be welcomed and appreciated.   What characteristics/ideals/ideas do you think we as Americans value?

  • The Cal-Pac

    I don’t think it’s been a secret that I’ve been frustrated with the whole United Methodism and Cal-Pac. And a bit overly critical of it at times here and there. I think it’s easy to look at the entire system and see the huge flaws that exist. But this past week, I’ve met with a… Continue Reading