Life | Run Into His Arms

“You see, children loved Jesus, and they knew they didn’t need to do anything special for Jesus to love them. All they needed to do was to run into his arms. And so that’s just what they did. “Well, after all the laughing and games, Jesus turned to his helpers and...

Ministry | Our God is Greater

On Saturday, I joined about 300 volunteers at the church to worship together and hear from Jeff Manion. I wish all volunteers could have been there. He reminded us once again why we do what we do each week as we serve the body of Christ. As I listened, I agreed with...
Life | Getting in the Cab

Life | Getting in the Cab

  Jenna turned to me the other morning. “I just lay here thinking, ‘I need to get in the cab.’ But I just want to sleep.” In The Creative Habit, Twyla Tharp writes about her daily 5:30 a.m. work-out ritual: “The ritual is not he stretching and the weight training...
Creativity | No Ordinary Life

Creativity | No Ordinary Life

Ordinary life is the place where God is running around wishing we would notice him. – Dr. Faith Kirkham Hawkins When we come to the understanding that nothing in our lives is ordinary, we begin realizing that nothing is “just another…” Just another job Just another...
Marriage | The Date Night ReMix

Marriage | The Date Night ReMix

For the past several weeks, Jenna and I have been trying out in-home date nights. With four kids, having a babysitter gets pricey, but being able to focus on each other sans kids is absolutely necessary. Hence, in-home date nights. The premise is simple. Every Monday...

Leadership | Matthew – Tax Collector

“As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at his tax collector’s booth. “Follow me and be my disciple,” Jesus said to him. So Matthew got up and followed him.” Matthew 9:9 Reading this verse the other night, the thought came to...

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