I was given a book a few weeks ago by another youth pastor in town titled “Circle Maker” by Mark Batterson. We had just listened to him speak at the Orange Conference outside of Atlanta. He didn’t speak on the topic of this book, but my friend was familiar with him prior to the conference because of this book. Continue reading Circle Maker
Good beautiful, sun shining, Thursday everyone!
Growing up in northwest Iowa, I adored our summers. The skies always seemed bluer, the clouds were the perfect puffy white, and we (neighbor kids) would lie in an open grassy Continue reading Ah, Summer!
Here in Sheldon we celebrated the graduation of the seniors in the school district. As always, it was a weekend filled with parties, happiness, and entirely too much food. Ribs, tacos, sloppy joes, potato salad, barbecued meats, creamed turkey, and on and on and on… I love it! Continue reading Graduation Celebration
I was just on Facebook and looked at a YouTube video that was posted, and if you grew up before the year 2000 you will laugh hysterically. I could relate. It got me to thinking about how life has gotten easier in many ways, and so much more challenging in others. Continue reading So Much – Still Not Happy
Yesterday’s modern worship service included the song “I Surrender” in the worship set. I love this song. It’s haunting musical motif catches my attention, and the lyrics are so simple that you can focus on your time in worship without having to keep your eyes glued to the screen in an effort to sing along. Continue reading I Surrender
I was talking with a couple of people this past week, all from different churches, and one of them asked the question, “Do you think your churches will be around in twenty years?” Sadly, not everyone in the discussion said that their churches would still be around. Continue reading In Twenty Years…
Today I would like to ask for your prayers.
We have two exciting events about to happen in our church, VBS and a Summer Lunch Program. Continue reading Prayer Requests