It is easy to forget that regardless of where you are born there is a common thread within the human experience. A thread I believe exists because we are image-bearers of God. Continue reading Review of Netflix’s “Messiah”
Today is my wife and my’s 14th wedding anniversary. It is crazy to think that we have spent this much time together and have not killed each other!
But, seriously, I look back and I am amazed at what we have seen and done together. Continue reading “14 Years… and counting”
November is here! Where has this year gone.
The older I get the more I understand the saying that time flies. It really does. The steady march of time is the most constant reality of the human experience.
I look back over this year and I am just amazed. I am amazed at how much has happened—the Cubs are in a World Series! And I am amazed at how little has changed—I still feel the same as I did on January 1. Continue reading “Time Marches On”
Yesterday I celebrated my 36th year of life on this planet. I don’t remember the first few. I was learning how to eat, walk, talk, and not soil myself. Those were not very auspicious beginnings. And yet, here I am still kicking. Continue reading “36 years + 1 day”
I wrote this outline on February 19, 2003. I am not sure if I ever shared it in a teaching/preaching setting. However, I wanted to record it for posterity. I have clarified some of the points so that it makes more sense! Between Life and Living Life is that which we have. Living is that which we do. This is one of the most distinctive … Continue reading Sermon Sketch | “Between Life and Living”
This morning I woke up to the news that Alan Rickman had passed.
If you don’t know who Alan Rickman is then shame on you. Ok, not really. That may be a bit too harsh. But, you should go watch a movie or two or eight with him in it. Continue reading “Thank you Alan Rickman!”
I was having a conversation with a member of my life group last night. We were talking about something unrelated to this post, but in the course of that conversation I realized something. The Christian faith has been transferred from one generation to the next by the personal witness of those who have been changed by the power of the Gospel. Continue reading “Will Hunting and the Experiences that Shape us”
“It’s hard to live your life on purpose by accident.” Pastor David Thompson (My Pastor) Continue reading How are you living your life?