A few weeks ago I came across a video that has been sitting on the shelf of my office for the last few years entitled “Lord, Save Us From Your Followers.” I was looking for something else for someone, and the title caught my attention even though I’ve seen its spine many times before. Continue reading Lord, Save Us From Your Followers
**My blog today is quite personal, not something I do often but feel the need to share and ask for prayer.**
Help me! I have a teenager! Continue reading Whom Shall I Fear?
I was having a conversation with a guy who is here in Colorado with his youth group for the Rise on the Road mission projects. We were discussing youth ministry, and how you deal with certain things when it comes to teenagers’ spirituality. Continue reading The Trouble With Student Ministry
After RAGBRAI came through I am dealing with many emotions. Some of them are not so nice. I was disappointed with the Sheldon Food Stand committee for locating our booth away from the “food court”. Our menu was presented wrong in the RAGBRAI publicity. We Continue reading A Cup Half Empty or Half Full?
This morning I am headed to Golden, Colorado, to lead worship for a youth mission trip. Last year we went to Joplin, Missouri, for the same thing, and we had a blast. I’m expecting this trip to be equally wonderful. Continue reading Worshipping With Students
At this moment, I am sitting in a coffee house in Willmar, Minnesota, with some students while we are attending the Sonshine Festival. As always, weird things tend to cross my mind when I am just sitting around watching people. Continue reading Sonshine Festival
Cookies! Mmm mmm, I love cookies!
I love to bake! My sisters love to bake! My mom loves to bake! Growing up, we Continue reading Baking With Love
We’re leaving this morning to go to the Sonshine Festival in Willmar, Minnesota. For those of you who are not in the know, Sonshine is a four-day Christian music festival with multiple stages and styles of music. Continue reading Sonshine Festival
I was visiting with a person outside the church, I and asked why they do not want to come. “Because the place is full of hypocrites!” was the answer. I responded that he was right, we are hypocrites. While in Israel at the ruins of the coliseum, Paul was brought to trial, Continue reading You Hypocrite!
Yesterday we sang a new song (to us) in our worship set. While other churches may have been singing it for a while, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” made its debut in our worship time. Continue reading Oceans